Associations to the word «Folding»


FOLDING, adjective. Designed to fold; as a folding bed, a folding bicycle, a folding chair, etc.
FOLDING, noun. The action of folding; a fold.
FOLDING, noun. The keeping of sheep in enclosures on arable land, etc.
FOLDING, noun. (computing) (programming) Code folding: a source code display technique that can hide the contents of methods, classes, etc. for easier navigation.
FOLDING, noun. (geology) the deformation of the Earth's crust in response to slow lateral compression.
FOLDING, noun. (slang) Paper money, as opposed to coins.
FOLDING, verb. Present participle of fold
FOLDING CHAIR, noun. A light portable chair that can be stored in a stack, row or on a specially designed cart. They are produced in a variety of styles, folding mechanisms and materials.
FOLDING CHAIRS, noun. Plural of folding chair
FOLDING KNIFE, noun. A class of knives in which the blade or multiple blades can be folded inside the handle.
FOLDING KNIVES, noun. Plural of folding knife
FOLDING MONEY, noun. Paper currency; cash in the form of printed banknotes.
FOLDING SCREEN, noun. A piece of furniture which consists of two to four frames connected by hinges
FOLDING SCREENS, noun. Plural of folding screen
FOLDING STUFF, noun. (slang) Paper money.

Dictionary definition

FOLDING, noun. The process whereby a protein molecule assumes its intricate three-dimensional shape; "understanding protein folding is the next step in deciphering the genetic code".
FOLDING, noun. A geological process that causes a bend in a stratum of rock.
FOLDING, noun. The act of folding; "he gave the napkins a double fold".
FOLDING, adjective. Capable of being folded up and stored; "a foldaway bed".

Wise words

A word carries far, very far, deals destruction through time as the bullets go flying through space.
Joseph Conrad