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English noun: plication

1. plication (shape) an angular or rounded shape made by folding


SamplesA fold in the napkin.
A crease in his trousers.
A plication on her blouse.
A flexure of the colon.
A bend of his elbow.


Synonymsbend, crease, crimp, flexure, fold


Broader (hypernym)angular shape, angularity


Narrower (hyponym)kink, plait, pleat, pucker, ruck, twirl, twist

2. plication (act) the act of folding in parallel folds


Synonymspleating


Broader (hypernym)fold, folding









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