跳转到: 导航, 搜索



[编辑] 解释

[编辑] GRE 红宝书

  • n. 羊栏, 畜栏; v. 折叠
  • [英] n. 羊栏, 畜栏 ( a pen in which to keep sheep) ;
  • [类] crease : folding / hole : perforating ( 折叠产生折痕 / 打洞形成洞)
  • [例] receive somebody back into the fold ( 重新接受某人入会)

[编辑] Webster Collegiate

I. noun

  • Etymology: Middle English, from Old English falod; akin to Old Saxon faled enclosure
  • Date: before 12th century
  • 1. an enclosure for sheep
  • 2.
    • a. a flock of sheep
    • b. a group of people or institutions that share a common faith, belief, activity, or enthusiasm

II. transitive verb

  • Date: before 12th century
  • to pen up or confine (as sheep) in a fold

III. verb

  • Etymology: Middle English, from Old English fealdan; akin to Old High German faldan to fold, Greek diplasios twofold
  • Date: before 12th century
  • transitive verb
    • 1. to lay one part over another part of <fold a letter>
    • 2. to reduce the length or bulk of by doubling over <fold a tent>
    • 3. to clasp together ; entwine <fold the hands>
    • 4. to clasp or enwrap closely ; embrace
    • 5. to bend (as a layer of rock) into folds
    • 6.
      • a. to incorporate (a food ingredient) into a mixture by repeated gentle overturnings without stirring or beating
      • b. to incorporate closely
    • 7.
      • a. to concede defeat by withdrawing (one's cards) from play (as in poker)
      • b. to bring to an end
  • intransitive verb
    • 1. to become doubled or pleated
    • 2. to fail completely ; collapse; especially to go out of business
    • 3. to fold one's cards (as in poker)
  • ? foldable adjective

IV. noun

  • Date: 13th century
  • 1. a part doubled or laid over another part ; pleat
  • 2. something that is folded together or that enfolds
  • 3.
    • a. a bend or flexure produced in rock by forces operative after the depositing or consolidation of the rock
    • b. chiefly British an undulation in the landscape
  • 4. a margin apparently formed by the doubling upon itself of a flat anatomical structure (as a membrane)
  • 5. a crease made by folding something (as a newspaper)

[编辑] 记忆

[编辑] 出现过的地方

[编辑] 分类