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fold
/ fEUld; fold/ v 1 (a) [Tn, Tn.pr, Tn.p] ~ sth (up) bend or turn sth so that one part of it lies on another; close or flatten sth by pressing two parts of it together ; : fold clothes (up) neatly * a folded newspaper * The bird folded its wings. . * Fold the letter (in two) before putting it in the envelope. . (b) [I, Ip] ~ (up) be able to be bent for storage, easy carrying, etc : This garden table folds (up) flat. . * a folding chair, bed, bicycle, etc . =>illus . 2 [Tn.pr] ~ A in B/~ B around A cover or wrap sth in sth : Fold this glass bowl in newspaper/Fold newspaper round this glass bowl. . 3 [I, Ip] ~ (up) (infml ) (a) cease to function; stop trading ; : The company folded (up) last week. . (b) cease to be performed : The play folded within a fortnight. . 4 (idm ) fold one's `arms bring one's arms together and cross them over one's chest . fold sb/sth in one's arms hold sb/sth closely []: Father folded the tiny child in his arms. . fold one's `hands bring or clasp one's hands together, eg when praying . 5 (phr v) fold (sth) away (cause sth to) become more compact for storage by folding : The bed folds away (into the wall). . fold sth in; fold sth into sth (in cooking) mix one ingredient gently with another, usu with a spoon : Fold in the beaten whites of two eggs. . fold up collapse because of pain or great laughter : The boxer folded up in agony. . * The comedian had the audience folding up. .
OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARY posted at 2009/11/22 13:41:31
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fold
n 1 part of sth, esp fabric, that is folded or hangs as if folded ; : a dress hanging in loose folds . 2 mark or line made by folding; crease ; . 3 hollow among hills or mountains ; ; . 4 (geology ) bend in the line of rocks below the earth's surface that has been caused by movements in the earth's crust .
OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARY posted at 2009/11/22 13:41:31
fold
/ fEUld; fold/ n 1 [C] area in a field surrounded by a fence or wall where sheep are kept for safety . 2 the fold [sing] group of people with the same (usu religious) beliefs . 3 (idm ) return to the fold => return1.
OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARY posted at 2009/11/22 13:41:31
fold
/ fEUld; fold/ n 1 [C] area in a field surrounded by a fence or wall where sheep are kept for safety . 2 the fold [sing] group of people with the same (usu religious) beliefs . 3 (idm ) return to the fold => return1.
OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARY posted at 2009/11/22 13:41:31
fold
n 1 part of sth, esp fabric, that is folded or hangs as if folded ; : a dress hanging in loose folds . 2 mark or line made by folding; crease ; . 3 hollow among hills or mountains ; ; . 4 (geology ) bend in the line of rocks below the earth's surface that has been caused by movements in the earth's crust .
OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARY posted at 2009/11/22 13:41:31

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