Definition of Foldings

1. Noun. (plural of folding) ¹

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Definition of Foldings

1. folding [n] - See also: folding

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Foldings

folding chair
folding chairs
folding door
folding fracture
folding knife
folding knives
folding money
folding screen
folding screens
folding stuff
foldings (current term)
folds of iris
foley artist
foley artists

Literary usage of Foldings

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Chemical and Geological Essays by Thomas Sterry Hunt (1875)
"Admitting thus Herschel's theory of subsidence and Lyell's theory of plication, Mr. Hall proceeds to inquire into the great system of foldings presented by ..."

2. Geological Magazine by Henry Woodward (1889)
"It ia deserving of consideration whether, and to what extent, foldings of strata, and other concomitant phenomena, have been dependent on varying ..."

3. The Cat: An Introduction to the Study of Backboned Animals, Especially Mammals by St. George Jackson Mivart (1881)
"The foldings or subdivisions of a gland are manifestly but a convenient mode of ... Secreting surfaces may also be increased by projections and foldings ..."

4. Public School Methods (1921)
"Additional foldings. These additional foldings, see page 508, are designed for special needs in themselves, or to supplement other lessons. ..."

5. The Metallography of Steel and Cast Iron by Henry Marion Howe (1916)
"Certain foldings occur which suggest fluid movement strongly. Among these are the accordion ... foldings ..."

6. The Origin of Mountain Ranges Considered Experimentally, Structurally by Thomas Mellard Reade (1886)
"The dip of the beds was here 39° westerly, the cleavage dip 66° NW by W. From the great foldings the rocks have undergone through their being in ..."

7. The Face of the Earth: (Das Antlitz Der Erde) by Eduard Suess (1904)
"... XI NORTH AMERICA1 The foldings in the east. Prairies and Black hills. Division of the mountain ranges of the west. Rocky mountains. Uinta mountains. ..."

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