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folding

adjective

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folding

verb
present participle of fold

Synonyms & Antonyms of folding (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to lay one part over or against another part of
  • fold the blanket so that it will fit inside the trunk

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The first known use of folding was in the 15th century

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“Folding.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/folding. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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