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  • 41 Fold — This interesting name is of Anglo Saxon origin, and can be either a topographical or an occupational surname deriving from the Old English pre 7th Century falod , fald , meaning fold , an enclosure or pen for sheep or cattle, in Middle English… …

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  • 42 Fold — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Fold >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 fold fold plicature plait ply crease Sgm: N 1 tuck tuck gather Sgm: N 1 flexion flexion flexure joint elbow …

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  • 43 fold — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English falod; akin to Old Saxon faled enclosure Date: before 12th century 1. an enclosure for sheep 2. a. a flock of sheep b. a group of people or institutions that share a common faith, belief,… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 44 fold — 1. v. & n. v. 1 tr. a bend or close (a flexible thing) over upon itself. b (foll. by back, over, down) bend a part of (a flexible thing) in the manner specified (fold down the flap). 2 intr. become or be able to be folded. 3 tr. (foll. by away,… …

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  • 45 fold in — or fold into PHRASAL VERB In cooking, if you fold in an ingredient or fold it into the other ingredients, you mix it very gently into the other ingredients. [V P n (not pron)] Fold in the flour... [V n P …

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  • 46 fold*/*/*/ — [fəʊld] verb I 1) [T] to bend a piece of paper or cloth and press one part of it over another part Carrie folded the letter and slid it into a drawer.[/ex] Fold the paper in half.[/ex] 2) [I/T] if something folds, or if you fold it, you bend part …

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  • 47 Fold A to B — Infobox Album Name = Fold A To B Type = studio Artist = The Salads Released = 2003 Recorded = Genre = Length = Label = Maui Wowie Producer = Reviews = Last album = Who s That? E.P. This album = Fold A To B Next album = Australian Sampler Fold A… …

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  • 48 fold — 1. A ridge or margin apparently formed by the doubling back of a lamina. SYN: plica. 2. In the embryo, a transient elevation or reduplication of tissue in the form of a lamina …

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  • 49 fold — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) I n. bend (see fold); embrace; pleat; flock, congregation. See religion, assemblage. II A bending double Nouns fold, plication, crease, double, bend, lapping, plait; wrinkle, corrugation; flap, lapel,… …

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  • 50 fold — 01. We had a Japanese student who visited us, and showed us how to [fold] animal shapes out of paper. 02. Sophie, can you help me [fold] the laundry when it s dry? 03. Before you [fold] the omelet, add some cheese and the fried mushrooms. 04. He… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 51 fold — [OE] The verb fold comes ultimately from the Indo European base *pel , which also produced Latin plicāre ‘fold’ (source of or related to English accomplice, complicated, explicit, perplex, plait, pleat, pliant, pliers, plight, ply, reply, and… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 52 fold — fold1 verb 1》 bend (something) over on itself so that one part of it covers another.     ↘[often as adjective folding] be able to be folded into a flatter shape.     ↘Geology cause (rock strata) to undergo bending or curvature.     ↘Biochemistry… …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 53 fold — I 1. verb 1) I folded the cloth Syn: double (over/up), crease, turn under/up/over, bend; tuck, gather, pleat 2) fold the cream into the chocolate mixture Syn: mix, blend, stir gently, incorpor …

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  • 54 fold — [OE] The verb fold comes ultimately from the Indo European base *pel , which also produced Latin plicāre ‘fold’ (source of or related to English accomplice, complicated, explicit, perplex, plait, pleat, pliant, pliers, plight, ply, reply, and… …

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  • 55 fold — n. [A.S. folde, a fold] 1. A doubling or folding. 2. (BRACHIOPODA) A major external elevation of the valve surface, convex in transverse profile and radial from the umbo. 3. a. (MOLLUSCA: Bivalvia) A broad undulation in the shell surface which is …

    Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • 56 fold up — v. (D; intr., tr.) to fold up into (the bed folds up into the wall) * * * [ fəʊld ʌp] (D; intr., tr.) to fold up into (the bed fold ups up into the wall) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 57 fold up — phrasal verb Word forms fold up : present tense I/you/we/they fold up he/she/it folds up present participle folding up past tense folded up past participle folded up 1) [transitive] to make something smaller by bending it over on itself more than …

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  • 58 fold — 1. verb /fəʊld,foʊld/ a) to bend (any thin material, such as paper) over so that it comes in contact with itself. If you fold the sheets, theyll fit more easily in the drawer. b) to make the proper arrangement (in a thin material) by bending. The …

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  • 59 fold — Synonyms and related words: KO, alveolation, alveolus, antrum, arena, armpit, assembly, average, bang, bar, barricade, basin, batten, batten down, be ruined, become insolvent, bend, bisect, bolt, bomb, bosom, bowl, break, brethren, bust, button,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 60 fold — When preceded by a number, a fold indicates the number of selections in an accumulator (e.g. 5 Fold = 5 selections) …

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