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From: Network Terminology

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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fold·ing n.
 1. The act of making a fold or folds; also, a fold; a doubling; a plication.
    The lower foldings of the vest.   --Addison.
 2. Agric. The keepig of sheep in inclosures on arable land, etc.
 Folding boat, a portable boat made by stretching canvas, etc., over jointed framework, used in campaigning, and by tourists, etc.
 Folding chair, a chair which may be shut up compactly for carriage or stowage; a camp chair.
 Folding door, one of two or more doors filling a single and hung upon hinges.

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: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : capable of being folded up and stored; "a foldaway bed"
            [syn: foldable, foldaway, folding(a)]
      n 1: the process whereby a protein molecule assumes its intricate
           three-dimensional shape; "understanding protein folding
           is the next step in deciphering the genetic code" [syn:
           protein folding]
      2: the act of folding; "he gave the napkins a double fold"
         [syn: fold]