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    folding - Dictionary definition and meaning for word folding

    Definition
    (noun) the process whereby a protein molecule assumes its intricate three-dimensional shape
    Synonyms : protein folding
    Example Sentence
    • understanding protein folding is the next step in deciphering the genetic code
    Definition
    (noun) a geological process that causes a bend in a stratum of rock
    Synonyms : fold
    Definition
    (noun) the act of folding
    Synonyms : fold
    Example Sentence
    • he gave the napkins a double fold
    Definition
    (adj) capable of being folded up and stored
    Synonyms : foldable , foldaway
    Example Sentence
    • a foldaway bed
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