Science / Geology / Fold: A planar feature, such as a bedding plane, that has been strongly warped, presumably by deformation.
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Fold Noun Synonyms: bend, ply, double (over or up), overlap, crease, pleat, gather, crimp
Fold Verb Synonyms: enclose, envelop, enfold, wrap, enwrap, clasp, clip, embrace, hug, gather

Overturned Fold

Science / Geology / Overturned Fold: A fold that has both limbs dipping in the same direction, resulting from one of those limbs being rotated through an angle of at least 90 degrees. Overturned folds are found in areas of intense deform MORE


Technology / Motorcycle / Manifold: A branched collection of pipes for inlet or exhaust gases. MORE

Recumbent Fold

Science / Geology / Recumbent Fold: An overturned fold that has two limbs which are nearly horizontal. MORE


Science / Genetics / Scaffold: In genomic mapping, a series of contigs that are in the right order but not necessarily connected in one continuous stretch of sequence. MORE

Threefold Death

Entertainment / Literature / Threefold Death: According to Dan Wiley's entry in Duffy's Medieval Ireland: An Encyclopedia, threefold death is a motif of the early Irish aideda in which a victim is killed by three different means in rapid successi MORE

Spread Leg Forward Fold (Upavista Konasana)

Health / Yoga / Spread Leg Forward Fold (Upavista Konasana): A seated pose. Sitting, spread the legs as wide as possible. Lower your upper body down until it touches the floor between legs. Arms should be kept straight, close to your ears. MORE