the act of folding in parallel folds
Syn: ↑plication
Derivationally related forms: ↑pleat, ↑plicate (for: ↑plication)
Hypernyms: ↑fold, ↑folding

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noun (-s)
1. : the act or process of making a pleat
2. : pleat; collectively : the pleats of a specific article (as a garment)
3. : a style of pleat or arrangement of pleats

sunburst pleating

accordion pleating

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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