What is fold?

  • (verb): Become folded or folded up.
    Synonyms: fold up
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on fold:

Serial Dilution
... A ten-fold serial dilution could be 1 M, 0.1 M, 0.01 M, 0.001 M.. ... A tenfold dilution for each step is called a logarithmic dilution or log-dilution, a 3.16-fold (100.5-fold) dilution is called a half-logarithmic dilution or half-log dilution, and a 1.78-fo ...
Luttinger Parameter
... But spin-orbit coupling splits sixfold degeneracy into high energy 4-fold and lower energy 2-fold bands ... Again 4-fold degeneracy is lifted into heavy- and light hole bands by phenomenological Hamiltonian by J ...
Salpingopharyngeal Fold
... A vertical fold of mucous membrane, the salpingopharyngeal fold, stretches from the lower part of the torus tubarius it contains the Salpingopharyngeus muscle ...
... The calcium is in six-fold coordination with the oxygen, the silicon is in a four-fold coordination with the oxygen and the carbon is in two-fold coordination ...
Buddhist Understanding of Brahman - Brahma As Perfection
... For example Buddha's eight-fold path is not only called as Astanga Marga (eight-fold path) and Dharmayana but also as Brahmayana. 656, the Buddha says that he who has won the three-fold lore (self-denial, holy life, and control) and who will never be reborn is Brahma ...

More definitions of "fold":

  • (verb): Bend or lay so that one part covers the other.
    Example: "Fold up the newspaper"
    Synonyms: fold up, turn up
  • (noun): A folded part (as a fold of skin or muscle).
    Synonyms: plica
  • (noun): The act of folding.
    Example: "He gave the napkins a double fold"
    Synonyms: folding
  • (verb): Intertwine.
    Example: "Fold one's hands, arms, or legs"
  • (verb): Confine in a fold, like sheep.
    Synonyms: pen up
  • (verb): Incorporate a food ingredient into a mixture by repeatedly turning it over without stirring or beating.
    Example: "Fold the egg whites into the batter"
  • (noun): A group of people who adhere to a common faith and habitually attend a given church.
    Synonyms: congregation, faithful

Famous quotes containing the word fold:

    When the inhabitants of some sequestered island first descry the “big canoe” of the European rolling through the blue waters towards their shores, they rush down to the beach in crowds, and with open arms stand ready to embrace the strangers. Fatal embrace! They fold to their bosoms the vipers whose sting is destined to poison all their joys; and the instinctive feeling of love within their breasts is soon converted into the bitterest hate.
    Herman Melville (1819–1891)

    Jealousy is never satisfied with anything short of an omniscience that would detect the subtlest fold of the heart.
    George Eliot [Mary Ann (or Marian)

    And they both went a walking to Blackberry Fold.
    —Unknown. Squire and Milkmaid; or, Blackberry Fold (l. 20)