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fold·er

 (fōl′dər)
n.
1. One that folds or is folded, such as a booklet or pamphlet made of one or more folded sheets of paper.
2. A flexible cover folded in the center and used as a holder for loose paper: a file folder; a hanging folder.
3. Computers See directory.

folder

(ˈfəʊldə)
n
1. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a binder or file for holding loose papers, etc
2. a folded circular
3. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a machine for folding printed sheets
4. a person or thing that folds
5. (Computer Science) computing another name for directory5

fold•er

(ˈfoʊl dər)

n.
1. a folded sheet of light cardboard used to hold papers, as in a file.
2. a printed sheet folded into a number of pagelike sections.
3. one that folds.
4. Computers. (in graphical user interfaces) a place on a disk for holding multiple files or other folders in a hierarchical structure, corresponding to a DOS directory or subdirectory.
[1545–55]

folder

A collection of files stored under one heading.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.folder - a small book usually having a paper coverfolder - a small book usually having a paper cover
book - a written work or composition that has been published (printed on pages bound together); "I am reading a good book on economics"
blue book - a blue booklet used in universities for writing examinations
ticket book - a book of tickets that can be torn out and used
2.folder - covering that is folded over to protect the contents
covering - an artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it)
file folder - folder that holds papers together in a filing cabinet
matchbook - a small folder of paper safety matches

folder

noun file, portfolio, envelope, dossier, binder Inside the folder was a single sheet of paper.
Translations
مَحْفَظَةمِلَف، إضْبارَه
deskypořadačsložka
chartekfoldermappeomslag
carpetafólder
kansio
fascikl
mappa
フォルダホルダー
폴더
mapa
mapppärm
ที่เก็บเอกสาร
cặp tài liệuthư mục

folder

[ˈfəʊldəʳ] N (= file) → carpeta f; (= binder) → carpeta f de anillas

folder

[ˈfəʊldər] n
(for papers)chemise f
She kept all her letters in a folder → Elle gardait toutes ses lettres dans une chemise.
(= binder) → classeur m
(= brochure) → dépliant m
(COMPUTING)répertoire m, dossier m

folder

n
(for papers) → Aktendeckel m, → Aktenmappe f
(Comput) → Ordner m
(= brochure)Informationsblatt nt

folder

[ˈfəʊldəʳ] n (file, for papers) → cartella, cartellina; (binder) → raccoglitore m

fold1

(fould) verb
1. to double over (material, paper etc). She folded the paper in half.
2. to lay one on top of another. She folded her hands in her lap.
3. to bring in (wings) close to the body. The bird folded its wings.
noun
1. a doubling of one layer of material, paper etc over another. Her dress hung in folds.
2. a mark made especially on paper etc by doing this; a crease. There was a fold in the page.
ˈfolded adjective
ˈfolder noun
a cover for keeping loose papers together. He kept the notes for his speech in a folder.
ˈfolding adjective
that can be folded. a folding chair.

folder

مَحْفَظَة desky folder Mappe κλασέρ carpeta kansio chemise fascikl cartella ホルダー 폴더 map mappe folder pasta de papéis папка mapp ที่เก็บเอกสาร dosya cặp tài liệu 文件夹
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Jacquotte, however, was an indefatigable folder of linen, a born rubber and polisher of furniture, and a passionate lover of a perfectly religious and ceremonial cleanliness of the most scrupulous, the most radiant, and most fragrant kind.
My own opinion is, that however this one-sided horn may really be used by the Narwhale --however that may be --it would certainly be very convenient to him for a folder in reading pamphlets.
Columbia River Knife & Tool's Montana Gentleman folder was designed by knifemaker Barry Gallagher and is a stylish little piece with sculpted handles.
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[ClickPress, Mon May 13 2019] The Asia Pacific and Latin America regions are expected to witness high growth opportunities in the global folder gluer machines market due to an increase in the production capacities of these regions.
Ubuntu also has an easy-to-use GUI that simplifies operations like moving files from one drive or folder to another and a simple text editor that's ideal for creating Bash scripts.
Caption: The FULT gives a glimpse of how a friction folder operates.
On their way to the car, Markle was seen holding two thick purple folders. She is also wearing an oversized coat that was similar to the blue coat she wore at Princess Eugenie's wedding on Friday.
The code resolved the problem of the April 2018 update but also brought another change to the update construction sequence, resultingin the deletion of the original "old" folder locations and their content, leaving only the new "active" folder intact.
You can then use this new folder to store the appropriate messages.
When you install the update, Controlled Folder Access will be hiding in there as well.