folding

adjective fold·ing \ ˈfōl-diŋ \

Definition of folding

: capable of being folded into a more compact shape
  • folding chairs
  • a folding door

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First Known Use of folding

15th century

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FOLDING Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of folding for English Language Learners

  • : able to be folded into a smaller shape : designed to be folded



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