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Adjective
As a folding bed, a folding bicycle, a folding chair, etc.
“A folding chair.”
Adjective
Capable of being retracted
Adjective
Of furniture which conserves space
Adjective
Spring-operated
Noun
The collapse of a business
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Rapid flowering of a culture or civilisation etc.
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The form or shape produced by folding something
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Brisk stirring or disturbance of a liquid or substance
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An act, event or occurrence representing an ending or shutdown
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Verb
Present participle for to fold or bend something over, especially so that it comes in contact with itself
“Mama asks me to help her fold the sheets, a chore I usually enjoy.”
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Present participle for to wrinkle, or cause to become wrinkled
“His freckles were starting to fold into wrinkles from working outside in the sun and the wind.”
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Present participle for to envelop or enclose someone or something
“He felt a powerful rush of desire to fold her in his arms and embrace her tightly, but knew that such a thing was impossible.”
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(of a business) Present participle for to go bankrupt or become insolvent
“He was unable to secure a traditional loan to expand his inventory and feared his business would eventually fold.”
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Present participle for to fail, especially in spectacular fashion
“For the past two years, Soverel has co-skippered Locura, a boat that tore up its competition in early races, only to fold In the final leg of the six-race series.”
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Present participle for to blend by stirring gently, with a folding action
“Using a large metal spoon, fold the egg white into the batter.”
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