Definition of FOLDING

noun : FOLDING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) the process whereby a protein molecule assumes its intricate three-dimensional shape; "understanding protein folding is the next step in deciphering the genetic code" ;

  • 2. (

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

  • 3. (

    ) the act of folding; "he gave the napkins a double fold" ;

verb : FOLDING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) incorporate a food ingredient into a mixture by repeatedly turning it over without stirring or beating; "Fold the egg whites into the batter" ;

Adjective : FOLDING

Source: WordNet 3.1


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