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transitive verb

: to fold over
specifically : to push over so as to form an overturned anticline


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: an overturned anticline
: a sigmoid fold comprising an overturned anticline and a syncline

Word History


Transitive verb and Noun

Middle English overfolden to fold over, from over entry 1 + folden to fold

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“Overfold.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overfold. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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