infolding

[in-fohl-ding]
noun

Origin:
infold2 + -ing1

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infold

1 [in-fohld]
verb (used with object)

infold

2 [in-fohld]
verb (used with object), verb (used without object)
to invaginate ( defs 2–4 ).

Origin:
in-1 + fold1; cf. enfold

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infold (ɪnˈfəʊld)
 
vb
a variant spelling of enfold
 
in'folder
 
n
 
in'foldment
 
n

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Example sentences
Leaves are sensitive to external stimuli such as sunlight or touch which causes infolding of the leaflets.
This infolding resulted in strengthening of the tooth and increased wear resistance.
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