overfold

transitive verb

Definition of overfold 

(Entry 1 of 2)

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

overfold

noun

Definition of overfold (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : an overturned anticline

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

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History and Etymology for overfold

Transitive verb

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

Noun

overfold entry 1; intended as translation of German überfaltung

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