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A bend that develops in an initially horizontal layer of rock, usually caused by plastic deformation. Folds occur most frequently in sedimentary rocks.
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Fold

• (v. t.) To inclose within folds or plaitings; to envelop; to infold; to clasp; to embrace. • (n.) A flock of sheep; figuratively, the Church or a church; as, Christ`s fold. • (v. t.) To confine in a fold, as sheep. • (v.) That which is folded together, or which infolds or envelops; embrace. • (v. t.) To double or lay toge...
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fold

(fōld) plica; a thin margin curved back on itself, or doubled over.
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fold

1. A ridge or margin apparently formed by the doubling back of a lamina. ... See: plica. ... 2. In the embryo, a transient elevation or reduplication of tissue in the form of a lamina. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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fold

sheep pen noun a pen for sheep
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fold

plica noun a folded part (as in skin or muscle)
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fold

Click images to enlargeIn geology, a deformation (bend) in beds or layers of rock. Folds are caused by pressures within the Earth's crust resulting from plate-tectonic activity. Rocks are slowly pushed and compressed together, forming folds. Such deformation usually occurs in sedimentary layers that are softer and...
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Fold

[geology] A geological fold occurs when one or a stack of originally flat and planar surfaces, such as sedimentary strata, are bent or curved as a result of permanent deformation. Synsedimentary folds are those due to slumping of sedimentary material before it is lithified. Folds in rocks vary in size from microscopic crinkles to mountain-s...
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Fold

[higher-order function] In functional programming, fold – also known variously as reduce, accumulate, aggregate, compress, or inject – refers to a family of higher-order functions that analyze a recursive data structure and recombine through use of a given combining operation the results of recursively processing its constituent parts, ...
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Fold

[Unix] Fold is a Unix command used for making a file with long lines more readable on a limited width terminal. Most Unix terminals have a default screen width of 80, and therefore reading files with long lines could get annoying. The fold command puts a line feed every X characters if it does not reach a new line before that point. If the ...
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Fold

Fold (fōld) transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Folded ; present participle & verbal noun Folding .] [ Middle English folden , falden , Anglo-Saxon fealdan ; akin to Old High German faltan , ...
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Fold

Fold intransitive verb To become folded, plaited, or doubled; to close over another of the same kind; to double together; as, the leaves of the door fold . 1 Kings vi. 34.
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Fold

Fold noun [ From Fold , v. In sense 2 Anglo-Saxon -feald , akin to fealdan to fold.] 1. A doubling,esp. of any flexible substance; a part laid over on another part; a plait; a plication. « Mummies . . . shrouded in a number of folds of...
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Fold

Fold transitive verb To confine in a fold, as sheep.
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Fold

A bend, or flexure, in a rock.
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Fold

A planar feature, such as a bedding plane, that has been strongly warped, presumably by deformation.
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Fold

A three fold accumulator means that you have a bet with three selections, and they must all come in for you to win the bet. The same principle applies to other numbers.
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FOLD

acronym: federally owned Landsat data
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Fold

Any bending or wrinkling of rock strata.
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Fold

Bend or double over upon itself.
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fold

Bent rock strata.
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fold

Bent rock strata.
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fold

Bent rock strata. A planar feature, such as a bedding plane, that has been strongly warped by deformation.
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Fold

Fold is poker slang for to discard one's hand.
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fold

fold, in geology, bent or deformed arrangement of stratified rocks. These rocks may be of sedimentary or volcanic origin. Although stratified rocks are normally deposited on the earth's surface in horizontal layers (see stratification), they are often found inclined or curved upward or downward. Arc...
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