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Synonyms for folding

the process whereby a protein molecule assumes its intricate three-dimensional shape

a geological process that causes a bend in a stratum of rock

the act of folding

capable of being folded up and stored

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Events, Valley knows how to elevate folding chairs beyond their utilitarian selves.
NASA has used folding techniques on more than just machines that fly.
7kg, enabling its manufacturer to claim it to be the lightest folding bike in the world, thanks mainly to its carbon fibre frame, forks and seat post.
Three-dimensional shapes are made from folding a square of thin paper without scissor cuts or using glue.
Folded Paper German Stars: Creative Paper Crafting Ideas Inspired by Friedrich Frobel presents a crafts guide filled with paper ideas for folding and using German stars, from wreaths and mobiles to ornaments for trees.
In 1984 they began manufacturing quality control machines and in 1987 double folding and double/double folding machines were added to their product range.
Prequalification are invited for Request for Pre-Qualification of Vendors for Bookbinding, Collating and Folding, Term Contract
After stitching the rectangles stacks to the pillow front, begin a folding process to create unique 3-D texture.
This type of folding technique is also known as the 'Crown Fold' since the look resembles the shape of a crown.
a custom manufacturer of residential and commercial folding glass doors; greenhouses; garden windows; conservatories; sliding and stacking walls, doors, windows, and screens; sunrooms; and skylights; introduced a new folding glass wall configuration called the “fold-to-fold” door.
I then start folding to reach that square letting the spectator have choices on whether I fold a column or a row.
The folding of a manifold was, firstly introduced by S.
Stanford UniversityCOs distributed computing programme Folding@home has become a major force in researching cures to life-threatening diseases such as cancer, cystic fibrosis, and ParkinsonCOs disease by combining the computing horsepower of millions of processors to simulate protein folding.
For example, by folding in all corners your students will discover that the four "corner triangles" have the same area as the inner square because the triangles "cover" the inner square.