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infolding

[in-fohl-ding] /ɪnˈfoʊl dɪŋ/
noun
Origin
infold2 + -ing1

infold1

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

infold2

[in-fohld] /ɪnˈfoʊld/
verb (used with object), verb (used without object)
1.
to invaginate (defs 2–4).
Origin
in-1 + fold1; cf. enfold
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Examples from the web for infolding
  • 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.
British Dictionary definitions for infolding

infold

/ɪnˈfəʊld/
verb
1.
a variant spelling of enfold
Derived Forms
infolder, noun
infoldment, noun
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