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  • 81 -fold — a native English suffix meaning of so many parts, or denoting multiplication by the number indicated by the stem or word to which the suffix is attached: twofold; manifold. [ME; OE fald, feald, c. OFris, OS fald, G falt, ON faldr, Goth falths,… …

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  • 82 Fold —    An enclosure for flocks to rest together (Isa. 13:20). Sheep folds are mentioned Num. 32:16, 24, 36; 2 Sam. 7:8; Zeph. 2:6; John 10:1, etc. It was prophesied of the cities of Ammon (Ezek. 25:5), Aroer (Isa. 17:2), and Judaea, that they would… …

    Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • 83 FOLD — Fiero Owners Location Database (Business » Firms) …

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  • 84 fold —    A bend in a geologic stratum with two flanks, often in anticlinal and synclinal sequence …

    Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • 85 fold — Смотри Складка …

    Энциклопедический словарь по металлургии

  • 86 fold —    [ structural geology ]    A curve or bend of a planar structure such as rock strata, bedding planes, foliation, or cleavage.    GG …

    Glossary of landform and geologic terms

  • 87 fold\ up — v informal To collapse; fail. The team folded up in the last part of the season. The new restaurant folded up in less than a year. Compare: fall apart …

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  • 88 fold — foaled …

    American English homophones

  • 89 fold — I. , sb. == sheepfold. Pol. S. 152. AS fald II. , sb. == earth. Wright’s L. P. p. 24. AS. folde III. , v. a. == bend. Wright’s L. P. p. 47. AS. fealdan …

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  • 90 fold — fəʊld n. bend; pleat; crease; depression in the ground, hollow between two hills; yard; pen, sheep enclosure; flock of sheep; church; congregation; group of believers v. bend; be bent; pleat; crease; wrap, enfold, envelop; stir gently; clasp,… …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 91 fold up — v. double or bend something over upon itself …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 92 fold — quit, stop operating    The store folded during the recession went bankrupt …

    English idioms

  • 93 fold v — Another poor soul worked at a company making blankets. He lost his job when the company folded. discard v …

    English expressions

  • 94 fold —    To bend over so that one part overlaps another part, moving from an extended to a closed position. Or, the act or an instance of folding a line, layer, pleat, or crease formed by folding …

    Glossary of Art Terms

  • 95 -fold — suffix forming adjectives and adverbs from cardinal numbers: 1》 in an amount multiplied by: threefold. 2》 consisting of so many parts or facets: twofold. Origin OE fald, feald; related to fold1 …

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  • 96 fold — I. n. 1. Pen (for sheep), cot or cote, enclosure. 2. Flock (or sheep). 3. Plait, double, doubling, folding, gather, plicature. II. v. a. 1. Double, lay in folds. 2. Wrap, inwrap, envelop, infold …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 97 -fold — suffix 1 (in adjectives) of a particular number of kinds: A window has a twofold purpose to allow light into the room and let people see out. 2 (in adverbs) a particular number of times: The value of the house has increased fourfold. (=it is now… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 98 fold — n. (in anatomy and embryology) the infolding of two surfaces or membranes …

    The new mediacal dictionary

  • 99 -fold — UK [fəʊld] / US [foʊld] suffix used with numbers to make adjectives and adverbs describing how much something increases a fourfold increase (= an increase in an amount that makes it four times larger than before) …

    English dictionary

  • 100 -fold — [fəʊld] suffix used with numbers to make adjectives and adverbs describing how much something increases …

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