Faulting vs Folding - What's the difference?

faulting | folding |


As verbs the difference between faulting and folding

is that faulting is while folding is .

As nouns the difference between faulting and folding

is that faulting is formation of a geological fault while folding is the action of folding; a fold.

As an adjective folding is

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

faulting

English

Verb

(head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • Formation of a geological fault.
  • folding

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Designed to fold; as a folding bed, a folding bicycle, a folding chair, etc.
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • The action of folding; a fold.
  • * Addison
  • The lower foldings of the vest.
  • * 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.
  • The keeping of sheep in enclosures on arable land, etc.
  • (computing, programming) : a source code display technique that can hide the contents of methods, classes, etc. for easier navigation.
  • (geology) the deformation of the Earth's crust in response to slow lateral compression.
  • (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 .

    Verb

    (head)
  • Derived terms

    * folding stuff

    See also

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