Folding - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈfoʊldɪŋ|  American pronunciation of the word folding
Brit.  |ˈfəʊldɪŋ|  British pronunciation of the word folding
- this word is used as a present participle form of the verb 'to be'to fold

noun

- the process whereby a protein molecule assumes its intricate three-dimensional shape
- a geological process that causes a bend in a stratum of rock (syn: fold)
- the act of folding (syn: fold)

adjective

- capable of being folded up and stored (syn: foldable, foldaway)

Examples

understanding protein folding is the next step in deciphering the genetic code

Folding partitions separate the different banquet halls in the building.

Ben was folding laundry.

...folding up this map correctly is such a nuisance...

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