foldable vs folding what difference

what is difference between foldable and folding

English

Etymology

fold +‎ -able

Adjective

foldable (comparative more foldable, superlative most foldable)

  1. That can be folded.

See also

  • flexible

Translations

Noun

foldable (plural foldables)

  1. Something that can be folded.
    • 2000, Canoe & Kayak Magazine (volume 28, issues 2-6, page 95)
      This should speed up assembly, although many traditionally assembled foldables can be put together in 20 minutes or less; they can be knocked down faster.
    • 2015, Cathy Vatterott, Rethinking Grading (page 50)
      Then on the right side of the page, students glue their class notes, often taken as foldables. The foldables serve as interactive graphic organizers and allow students to create flaps that reveal their notes about a specific topic.


English

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈfəʊldɪŋ/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈfoʊldɪŋ/
  • Rhymes: -əʊldɪŋ
  • Hyphenation: fold‧ing

Adjective

folding (comparative more folding, superlative most folding)

  1. Designed to fold; as a folding bed, a folding bicycle, a folding chair, etc.

Translations

Noun

folding (plural foldings)

  1. The action of folding; a fold.
    • 2007, Greg Patent, Dave McLean, A Baker’s Odyssey
      Refrigerating the dough between rollings and foldings also makes the dough easy to handle and prevents the butter from becoming too soft.
  2. The keeping of sheep in enclosures on arable land, etc.
  3. (computing, programming) Code folding: a source code display technique that can hide the contents of methods, classes, etc. for easier navigation.
  4. (geology) the deformation of the Earth’s crust in response to slow lateral compression.
  5. (slang) Paper money, as opposed to coins.
    • 1953, Raymond Chandler, The Long Goodbye, Penguin 2010, p. 123:
      He has written twelve of these fat sex and sword-play historical novels and every damn one of them has been on the best-seller lists. He must have made plenty of the folding.

Translations

Verb

folding

  1. present participle of fold

Derived terms

  • folding stuff

See also

  • folding on Wikimedia Commons.Wikimedia Commons
  • folding bicycle

Please follow and like us:

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Social Share Buttons and Icons powered by Ultimatelysocial