|1.||[ adjective ] capable of being folded up and stored|
"a foldaway bed"
|2.||[ noun ] (biology) the process whereby a protein molecule assumes its intricate three-dimensional shape|
"understanding protein folding is the next step in deciphering the genetic code"
|3.||[ noun ] the act of folding|
"he gave the napkins a double fold"
|Related terms:||change_of_shape plication fold|