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fol. abbreviation of "following" or "followed."
folacin a compound found in leafy green vegetables, essential in human nutrition for the production of blood cells, amino acids, and nucleic acids, and considered to be part of the vitamin B complex.
folate a water-soluble B vitamin, found in leafy green vegetables, nuts, and legumes, that is essential for the production of blood cells, amino acids, and nucleic acids; also known as folacin, folic acid, and vitamin B9.
-fold multiplied by; times. [2 definitions]
fold1 to bend over upon itself so that one section lies on or against another section. [16 definitions]
fold2 a fenced or walled enclosure where sheep or other domestic animals are kept. [4 definitions]
foldaway folding to a compact size for easy storage when not in use, as a cot, light table, or chair.
folder a piece of thick paper or lightweight cardboard folded at the center and used as a cover or container for papers, letters, or the like. [4 definitions]
folderol foolish speech or notions; nonsense. [2 definitions]
folding door a door that can be folded open against itself, by means of hinged or pleated sections, instead of swinging open.
foliaceous of, pertaining to, or like a plant leaf. [3 definitions]
foliage leaves, as of a tree or other plant. [3 definitions]
foliate having or covered with leaves; leafy. [9 definitions]
foliation the act or process of producing foliage or foil. [6 definitions]
folic acid folacin.
folio a large sheet of paper that has been folded once to form two leaves or four pages of a book or manuscript. [6 definitions]
folk (used with a pl. verb) (often pl.) a specific group of people, distinguished by common nationality, background, or style of life. [6 definitions]
folk dance a dance or type of dance originated, performed, and handed down by the common folk of a region or country. [2 definitions]
folk dancing the activity of dancing to the traditional music of a particular region using steps that have been established by custom.
folk etymology a change made in a word or phrase according to a false notion as to its origin or derivation.
folklore the legends, traditions, customs, beliefs, and the like, of a racial, geographical, or national group, handed down through the generations. [3 definitions]