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Meaning & Definition of Folding in English

English

Folding

/foʊldɪŋ/

noun

1. The process whereby a protein molecule assumes its intricate three-dimensional shape

  • "Understanding protein folding is the next step in deciphering the genetic code"
    synonym:
  • protein folding
  • ,
  • folding

2. A geological process that causes a bend in a stratum of rock

    synonym:
  • fold
  • ,
  • folding

3. The act of folding

  • "He gave the napkins a double fold"
    synonym:
  • fold
  • ,
  • folding

adjective

1. Capable of being folded up and stored

  • "A foldaway bed"
    synonym:
  • foldable
  • ,
  • foldaway
  • ,
  • folding(a)

Examples of using

I'm all thumbs when it comes to origami, or paper folding.
Take this folding umbrella with you. It might come in handy.