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

 man·i·fold /ˈmænəˌfold/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Man·i·fold a.
 1. Various in kind or quality; many in number; numerous; multiplied; complicated.
    O Lord, how manifold are thy works!   --Ps. civ. 24.
    I know your manifold transgressions.   --Amos v. 12.
 2. Exhibited at divers times or in various ways; -- used to qualify nouns in the singular number. “The manifold wisdom of God.” --Eph. iii. 10. “The manifold grace of God.” --1 Pet. iv. 10.
 Manifold writing, a process or method by which several copies, as of a letter, are simultaneously made, sheets of coloring paper being infolded with thin sheets of plain paper upon which the marks made by a stylus or a type-writer are transferred; writing several copies of a document at once by use of carbon paper or the like.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Man·i·fold n.
 1. A copy of a writing made by the manifold process.
 2. Mech. A cylindrical pipe fitting, having a number of lateral outlets, for connecting one pipe with several others; as, the exhaust manifold of an automobile engine.
 3. pl. The third stomach of a ruminant animal. [Local, U.S.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Man·i·fold, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Manifolded p. pr. & vb. n. Manifolding.] To take copies of by the process of manifold writing; as, to manifold a letter.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : many and varied; having many features or forms; "manifold
            reasons"; "our manifold failings"; "manifold
            intelligence"; "the multiplex opportunities in high
            technology" [syn: multiplex]
      n 1: a pipe that has several lateral outlets to or from other
      2: a lightweight paper used with carbon paper to make multiple
         copies; "an original and two manifolds" [syn: manifold
      3: a set of points such as those of a closed surface or and
         analogue in three or more dimensions
      v 1: make multiple copies of; "multiply a letter"
      2: combine or increase by multiplication; "He managed to
         multiply his profits" [syn: multiply]