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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


Broader (hypernym)fold, folding

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