manifolder

manifolder

[man-uh-fohl-der]
noun
a machine for making manifolds or copies, as of writing.

Origin:
1900–05; manifold + -er1

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manifold (ˈmænɪˌfəʊld)
 
adj
1.  of several different kinds; multiple: manifold reasons
2.  having many different forms, features, or elements: manifold breeds of dog
 
n
3.  something having many varied parts, forms, or features
4.  a copy of a page, book, etc
5.  a chamber or pipe with a number of inlets or outlets used to collect or distribute a fluid. In an internal-combustion engine the inlet manifold carries the vaporized fuel from the carburettor to the inlet ports and the exhaust manifold carries the exhaust gases away
6.  maths
 a.  a collection of objects or a set
 b.  a topological space having specific properties
7.  (in the philosophy of Kant) the totality of the separate elements of sensation which are then organized by the active mind and conceptualized as a perception of an external object
 
vb
8.  (tr) to duplicate (a page, book, etc)
9.  to make manifold; multiply
 
[Old English manigfeald. See many, -fold]
 
'manifolder
 
n
 
'manifoldly
 
adv
 
'manifoldness
 
n

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