WORD OF THE DAY

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folding

He leaned against the counter, folding his arms across his chest.

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"Maybe you should put it on my desk," he concluded, folding muscular arms across his chest and gazing down at her fondly.

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He rose from his chair and removed his jacket, carefully folding it and laying it over the back of the recliner.

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In the geological history of France there have been two great periods of folding since Archean times.

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Cynthia took Edith's place on the sofa and began folding the ancient underwear.

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The belt of folding does not precisely coincide with this central sea, but the correspondence is fairly close.

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He sat, sunk deep in a folding armchair, and continually cleared his throat and pulled at the collar of his coat which, though it was unbuttoned, still seemed to pinch his neck.

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I was folding clothes in the laundry room.

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Folding her legs beneath her, she took a deep breath and closed her eyes.

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He removed his jacket, folding it carefully and placing it over the back of the visitor's chair.

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He pulled out a chair and straddled it, folding his arms across the back of it.

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She straightened, folding her arms across her chest and eyed him cautiously.

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He started the coffeemaker and faced her, folding his arms across his thick chest.

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In the eastern region this was the last folding which has affected the country, and the Mesozoic and Tertiary beds are almost undisturbed.

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There were, therefore, two principal epochs of folding in the island, one at the close of the Palaeozoic era which affected the whole of the island, and one at the close of the Mesozoic which was felt only in the western region.

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No great mountain chain was ever raised by a single effort, and folding went on to some extent in other periods besides those mentioned.

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The mouth may be a simple, circular pore at the extremity of the manubrium, or by folding of the edges it may become square or shaped like a Maltese cross, with four corners and four lips.

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wide areas, giving rise to oceanic depressions and leaving the continents protuberant; the other, folding along comparatively narrow belts, giving rise to mountain ranges.

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This latest and also highest range was formed by tremendous thrusts from the Pacific side, crumpling and folding the ancient sedimentary rocks, which run from the Cambrian to the Cretaceous, and faulting them along overturned folds.

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She straightened, folding her arms across her chest and eyed him cautiously.

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