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Definition of "folding" []

  • Designed to fold; as a folding bed, a folding chair, etc. (adjective)
  • The action of folding; a fold. (noun)
  • The keeping of sheep in enclosures on arable land, etc. (noun)
  • Code folding: a source code display technique that can hide the contents of methods, classes, etc. for easier navigation. (noun)
  • The deformation of the Earth's crust in response to slow lateral compression. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "folding" in a sentence
  • "Correct folding is important, Pace said, because "many diseases are protein folding diseases," including Alzheimer's disease, Huntington's disease and cystic fibrosis."
  • "Simulating protein folding is often considered a "holy grail" of computational biology, he added."
  • ""One reason that protein folding is so difficult to simulate is that it occurs amazingly fast," Pande explained."