bifold

adjective
bi·​fold | \ ˈbī-ˌfōld How to pronounce bifold (audio) \

Definition of bifold

: designed to fold twice bifold doors a bifold wallet

Examples of bifold in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Facades on glass buildings could open wider to the outdoors, said Angelica Trevino Baccon, a partner at SHoP Architects, like those her firm designed for Uber’s new headquarters in San Francisco, where large glass panels open like bifold doors. Tim Mckeough, New York Times, "How the Virus May Change Your Next Home," 12 May 2020 The slatted bifold doors filter the sunlight beautifully. New York Times, "‘Sea Wife,’ by Amity Gaige: An Excerpt," 6 May 2020 Change the 24-inch closet door (not shown) to a bifold door, requiring less space to open. Mari-jane Williams, Washington Post, "Creating room for guests — and a treadmill — in a small bedroom," 14 Nov. 2019 The house has a unique interior courtyard with a fireplace, a bonus/game room, 10-foot bifold doors, and a five-car garage with attic storage. Lorraine Longhi, azcentral, "Luxury homes: $6M PV mansion has solar photo-voltaic system, views of Mummy Mountain," 30 Apr. 2018 Pros Bifold doors offer a solution in areas that can't accommodate the swing of a traditional door. Elle Decor Staff, ELLE Decor, "Interior Doors," 14 Mar. 2008

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First Known Use of bifold

1848, in the meaning defined above

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“Bifold.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bifold. Accessed 26 Sep. 2020.

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