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Foldable

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Adjective

1. foldable, foldaway, folding

capable of being folded up and stored

Example Sentences:
'a foldaway bed'

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Foldable

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verb
1. 
to bend or be bent double so that one part covers another
to fold a sheet of paper
2. (transitive)
to bring together and intertwine (the arms, legs, etc)
she folded her hands
3. (transitive)
(of birds, insects, etc) to close (the wings) together from an extended position
4. (tr; often foll by up or in)
to enclose in or as if in a surrounding material
5. (transitive; foll by in)
to clasp (a person) in the arms
6. (transitive; usually foll by round, about, etc)
to wind (around); entwine
7. (transitive) poetic
to cover completely
night folded the earth
8. Also: fold in (transitive)
to mix (a whisked mixture) with other ingredients by gently turning one part over the other with a spoon
9. 
to produce a bend (in stratified rock) or (of stratified rock) to display a bend
10. (intransitive; often foll by up) informal
to collapse; fail
the business folded
noun
11. 
a piece or section that has been folded
a fold of cloth
12. 
a mark, crease, or hollow made by folding
13. 
a hollow in undulating terrain
14. 
a bend in stratified rocks that results from movements within the earth's crust and produces such structures as anticlines and synclines
15. anatomy another word for plica (sense 1)
16. 
a coil, as in a rope, etc
17. 
an act of folding
noun
1. 
a. 
a small enclosure or pen for sheep or other livestock, where they can be gathered
b. 
the sheep or other livestock gathered in such an enclosure
c. 
a flock of sheep
d. 
a herd of Highland cattle
2. 
a church or the members of it
3. 
any group or community sharing a way of life or holding the same values
verb
4. (transitive)
to gather or confine (sheep or other livestock) in a fold

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Foldable

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verb transitive
1. 
a. 
to bend or press (something) so that one part is over another; double up on itself
to fold a sheet
b. 
to make more compact by so doubling a number of times
2. 
to draw together and intertwine
to fold the arms
3. 
to draw (wings) close to the body
4. 
to clasp in the arms; embrace
5. 
to wrap up; envelop
verb intransitive
6. 
to be or become folded
7.  US, Informal
to fail
; specif.,
a. 
to be forced to close, as a business, play, etc.
b. 
to succumb, as to exhaustion; collapse
8.  US, Poker
to withdraw from the betting on a hand, specif. by turning over one's exposed cards
noun
9. 
a folded part or layer
10. 
a mark made by folding
11. 
a hollow or crease produced by folded parts or layers
12.  British
a hollow; small valley
13.  Geology
a rock layer folded by pressure
noun
1. 
a pen in which to keep sheep
2. 
sheep kept together; flock of sheep
3. 
a group or organization with common interests, aims, faith, etc., as a church
verb transitive
4. 
to keep or confine in a pen

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Foldable

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v. fold·ed, fold·ing, folds
v.tr.
1. To bend over or double up so that one part lies on another part: fold a sheet of paper.
2. To make compact by doubling or bending over parts: folded the laundry; folded the chairs for stacking.
3. To bring from an extended to a closed position: The hawk folded its wings.
4. To bring from a compact to an extended position; unfold: folded the ironing board down from the wall; folded out the map to see where we were.
5. To place together and intertwine: fold one's arms.
6. To envelop or clasp; enfold: folded his children to his breast; folded the check into the letter.
7. To blend (a light ingredient) into a heavier mixture with a series of gentle turns: folded the beaten egg whites into the batter.
8.
a. Informal To discontinue operating; close: They had to fold the company a year after they started it.
b. Games To withdraw (one's hand) in defeat, as by laying cards face down on a table.
9. Geology To form bends in (a stratum of rock).
v.intr.
1.
a. To become folded.
b. To be capable of being folded: a bed that folds for easy storage.
2. Informal To close, especially for lack of financial success; fail.
3. Games To withdraw from a game in defeat.
4. Informal
a. To give in; buckle: a team that never folded under pressure.
b. To weaken or collapse from exertion.
n.
1. The act or an instance of folding.
2. A part that has been folded over or against another: the loose folds of the drapery; clothes stacked in neat folds.
3. A line or mark made by folding; a crease: tore the paper carefully along the fold; a headline that appeared above the fold.
4. A coil or bend, as of rope.
5. Chiefly British A hill or dale in undulating country.
6. Geology A bend in a stratum of rock.
7. Anatomy A crease or ridge apparently formed by folding, as of a membrane; a plica.

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