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man·i·fold

 (măn′ə-fōld′)
adj.
1. Many and varied; of many kinds; multiple: our manifold failings.
2. Having many features or forms: manifold intelligence.
3. Being such for a variety of reasons: a manifold traitor.
4. Consisting of or operating several devices of one kind at the same time.
n.
1. A whole composed of diverse elements.
2. One of several copies.
3. A pipe or chamber having multiple apertures for making connections.
4. Mathematics A topological space in which each point has a neighborhood that is equivalent to a neighborhood in Euclidean space. The surface of a sphere is a two-dimensional manifold because the neighborhood of each point is equivalent to a part of the plane.
tr.v. man·i·fold·ed, man·i·fold·ing, man·i·folds
1. To make several copies of, as with carbon paper.
2. To make manifold; multiply.

[Middle English, from Old English manigfeald : manig, many; see many + -feald, -fald, -fold.]

man′i·fold′ly adv.
man′i·fold′ness n.

manifold

(ˈmænɪˌfəʊld)
adj
1. of several different kinds; multiple: manifold reasons.
2. having many different forms, features, or elements: manifold breeds of dog.
n
3. something having many varied parts, forms, or features
4. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a copy of a page, book, etc
5. (General Engineering) a chamber or pipe with a number of inlets or outlets used to collect or distribute a fluid. In an internal-combustion engine the inlet manifold carries the vaporized fuel from the carburettor to the inlet ports and the exhaust manifold carries the exhaust gases away
6. (Mathematics) maths
a. a collection of objects or a set
b. a topological space having specific properties
7. (Philosophy) (in the philosophy of Kant) the totality of the separate elements of sensation which are then organized by the active mind and conceptualized as a perception of an external object
vb
8. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) (tr) to duplicate (a page, book, etc)
9. to make manifold; multiply
[Old English manigfeald. See many, -fold]
ˈmaniˌfolder n
ˈmaniˌfoldly adv
ˈmaniˌfoldness n

man•i•fold

(ˈmæn əˌfoʊld)

adj.
1. of many kinds; numerous and varied: manifold duties.
2. having numerous different parts, features, or forms: a manifold social program.
3. using or operating similar or identical devices at the same time.
4. being such for many reasons: a manifold enemy.
n.
5. something having many different parts or features.
6. a carbon copy; facsimile.
7. a pipe or fitting with several openings for funneling the flow of liquids or gases, as in the exhaust system of an automobile engine.
8. a set of elements having in common a number of topologic properties.
adv.
9. very much; in great measure: to multiply burdens manifold.
v.t.
10. to make copies of, as with carbon paper.
[before 1000; Middle English; Old English manigf(e)ald]
man′i•fold`ly, adv.
man′i•fold`ness, n.
syn: See many.

manifold


Past participle: manifolded
Gerund: manifolding

Imperative
manifold
manifold
Present
I manifold
you manifold
he/she/it manifolds
we manifold
you manifold
they manifold
Preterite
I manifolded
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we manifolded
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Present Continuous
I am manifolding
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Present Perfect
I have manifolded
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Past Continuous
I was manifolding
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Past Perfect
I had manifolded
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Future
I will manifold
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he/she/it will manifold
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Future Perfect
I will have manifolded
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Future Continuous
I will be manifolding
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Present Perfect Continuous
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Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been manifolding
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been manifolding
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Conditional
I would manifold
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Past Conditional
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.manifold - a pipe that has several lateral outlets to or from other pipesmanifold - a pipe that has several lateral outlets to or from other pipes
exhaust manifold - a manifold that receives exhaust gases from the cylinders and conducts them to the exhaust pipe
inlet manifold - manifold that carries vaporized fuel from the carburetor to the inlet valves of the cylinders
intake manifold - a manifold consisting of a pipe to carry fuel to each cylinder in an internal-combustion engine
pipage, pipe, piping - a long tube made of metal or plastic that is used to carry water or oil or gas etc.
2.manifold - a lightweight paper used with carbon paper to make multiple copiesmanifold - a lightweight paper used with carbon paper to make multiple copies; "an original and two manifolds"
paper - a material made of cellulose pulp derived mainly from wood or rags or certain grasses
3.manifold - a set of points such as those of a closed surface or an analogue in three or more dimensions
mathematical space, topological space - (mathematics) any set of points that satisfy a set of postulates of some kind; "assume that the topological space is finite dimensional"
Verb1.manifold - make multiple copies ofmanifold - make multiple copies of; "multiply a letter"
re-create, copy - make a replica of; "copy that drawing"; "re-create a picture by Rembrandt"
2.manifold - combine or increase by multiplicationmanifold - combine or increase by multiplication; "He managed to multiply his profits"
increase - make bigger or more; "The boss finally increased her salary"; "The university increased the number of students it admitted"
double, duplicate - increase twofold; "The population doubled within 50 years"
triple, treble - increase threefold; "Triple your income!"
quadruple - increase fourfold; "His stock earning quadrupled"
quintuple - increase fivefold; "The population of China quintupled"
proliferate - cause to grow or increase rapidly; "We must not proliferate nuclear arms"
Adj.1.manifold - many and varied; having many features or forms; "manifold reasons"; "our manifold failings"; "manifold intelligence"; "the multiplex opportunities in high technology"
multiple - having or involving or consisting of more than one part or entity or individual; "multiple birth"; "multiple ownership"; "made multiple copies of the speech"; "his multiple achievements in public life"; "her multiple personalities"; "a pineapple is a multiple fruit"

manifold

Translations
varieta
mangfoldighed
monisto
sokaság
mångfald

manifold

[ˈmænɪfəʊld]
A. ADJ (= numerous) → múltiple; (= varied) → diverso
B. N (Aut) → colector m de escape

manifold

[ˈmænɪfəʊld]
adjmultiple, varié(e)
n [vehicle] exhaust manifold → collecteur m d'échappement

manifold

adjmannigfaltig (geh), → vielfältig; manifold usesvielseitige Anwendung; there are manifold problems/dangerses gibt vielfache Probleme/Gefahren
n (Aut) (= inlet manifold)Ansaugrohr nt; (= exhaust manifold)Auspuffrohr nt

manifold

[ˈmænɪˌfəuld]
1. adjmolteplice
2. n (Aut) exhaust manifoldcollettore m di scarico
intake manifold → collettore m di aspirazione
References in classic literature ?
The one grand stage where he enacted all his various parts so manifold, was his vice-bench; a long rude ponderous table furnished with several vices, of different sizes, and both of iron and of wood.
Ah, peradventure my head being distraught by the manifold matters whereunto the confusions of these but late adventured haps and fortunings whereby not I alone nor you alone, but every each of us, meseem- eth --"
I used manifold paper and have a copy of what I sent.
but these manifold mistakes in depicting the whale are not so very surprising after all.
My situation in life, my connections with the family of de Bourgh, and my relationship to your own, are circumstances highly in my favour; and you should take it into further consideration, that in spite of your manifold attractions, it is by no means certain that another offer of marriage may ever be made you.
Meanwhile there was the snow and the low arch of dun vapor-- there was the stifling oppression of that gentlewoman's world, where everything was done for her and none asked for her aid-- where the sense of connection with a manifold pregnant existence had to be kept up painfully as an inward vision, instead of coming from without in claims that would have shaped her energies.
But I do not think it is so much surcharged as 'Esmond;' 'Barry Lyndon' is by no manner of means so conscious as that mirror of gentlemanhood, with its manifold self- reverberations; and for these reasons I am inclined to think he is the most perfect creation of Thackeray's mind.
The good man--he was now getting old, towards sixty perhaps, and gave you the idea of a life that had been full of sufferings; a life heavy-laden, half-vanquished, still swimming painfully in seas of manifold physical and other bewilderment.
As soon as she had a little recollected her spirits, and somewhat composed herself with a cordial, she began to inform the company of the manifold injuries she had received from her husband; who, she said, was not contented to injure her in her bed; but, upon her upbraiding him with it, had treated her in the cruelest manner imaginable; had tore her cap and hair from her head, and her stays from her body, giving her, at the same time, several blows, the marks of which she should carry to the grave.
As old John was not in the way at the moment, Joe, who was sitting in the bar ruminating on his dismal fate and the manifold perfections of Dolly Varden, ran out to hold the guest's stirrup and assist him to mount.
Tom did his humble comrade these various ill turns partly out of native viciousness, and partly because he hated him for his superiorities of physique and pluck, and for his manifold cleverness.
Here the best way to represent to life the manifold use of friendship, is to cast and see how many things there are, which a man cannot do himself; and then it will appear, that it was a sparing speech of the ancients, to say, that a friend is another himself; for that a friend is far more than himself.