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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 fold /ˈfold/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 fold /ˈfold/ 不及物動詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 摺合; 摺疊

From: Network Terminology

 摺 折

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fold v. t. [imp. & p. p. Folded; p. pr. & vb. n. Folding.]
 1. To lap or lay in plaits or folds; to lay one part over another part of; to double; as, to fold cloth; to fold a letter.
    As a vesture shalt thou fold them up.   --Heb. i. 12.
 2. To double or lay together, as the arms or the hands; as, he folds his arms in despair.
 3. To inclose within folds or plaitings; to envelop; to infold; to clasp; to embrace.
    A face folded in sorrow.   --J. Webster.
    We will descend and fold him in our arms.   --Shak.
 4. To cover or wrap up; to conceal.
    Nor fold my fault in cleanly coined excuses.   --Shak.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fold, v. i. To become folded, plaited, or doubled; to close over another of the same kind; to double together; as, the leaves of the door fold.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fold, n.
 1. A doubling,esp. of any flexible substance; a part laid over on another part; a plait; a plication.
    Mummies . . . shrouded in a number of folds of linen.   --Bacon.
    Folds are most common in the rocks of mountainous regions.   --J. D. Dana.
 2. Times or repetitions; -- used with numerals, chiefly in composition, to denote multiplication or increase in a geometrical ratio, the doubling, tripling, etc., of anything; as, fourfold, four times, increased in a quadruple ratio, multiplied by four.
 3. That which is folded together, or which infolds or envelops; embrace.
    Shall from your neck unloose his amorous fold.   --Shak.
 Fold net, a kind of net used in catching birds.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fold, n.
 1. An inclosure for sheep; a sheep pen.
    Leaps o'er the fence with ease into the fold.   --Milton.
 2. A flock of sheep; figuratively, the Church or a church; as, Christ's fold.
        There shall be one fold and one shepherd.   --John x. 16.
           The very whitest lamb in all my fold.   --Tennyson.
 3. A boundary; a limit. [Obs.]
 Fold yard, an inclosure for sheep or cattle.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fold, v. t. To confine in a fold, as sheep.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fold, v. i. To confine sheep in a fold. [R.]
    The star that bids the shepherd fold.   --Milton.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: an angular or rounded shape made by folding; "a fold in the
           napkin"; "a crease in his trousers"; "a plication on her
           blouse"; "a flexure of the colon"; "a bend of his elbow"
           [syn: crease, plication, flexure, crimp, bend]
      2: a group of people who adhere to a common faith and
         habitually attend a given church [syn: congregation, faithful]
      3: a folded part (as a fold of skin or muscle) [syn: plica]
      4: a pen for sheep [syn: sheepfold, sheep pen, sheepcote]
      5: the act of folding; "he gave the napkins a double fold"
         [syn: folding]
      v 1: bend or lay so that one part covers the other; "fold up the
           newspaper"; "turn up your collar" [syn: fold up, turn
           up] [ant: unfold]
      2: intertwine; "fold one's hands, arms, or legs"
      3: incorporate a food ingredient into a mixture by repeatedly
         turning it over without stirring or beating; "Fold the egg
         whites into the batter"
      4: cease to operate or cause to cease operating; "The owners
         decided to move and to close the factory"; "My business
         closes every night at 8 P.M." [syn: close, shut down,
         close down] [ant: open]
      5: confine in a fold, like sheep [syn: pen up]
      6: become folded or folded up; "The bed folds in a jiffy" [syn:
          fold up]

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    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 be
    folds or couching-places for flocks. "Among the pots," of the
    Authorized Version (Ps. 68:13), is rightly in the Revised
    Version, "among the sheepfolds."