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A foldout, especially one that opens to double the page size.


(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) an oversize page in a book or magazine that is folded in. Also called: foldout


or fold′-out`,

1. a page larger than the trim size of a magazine or book, folded one or more times so as not to extend beyond the edges.
2. designed to be unfolded.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gatefold - an oversize page that is folded in to a book or magazine
page - one side of one leaf (of a book or magazine or newspaper or letter etc.) or the written or pictorial matter it contains
centerfold, centrefold - a magazine center spread; especially a foldout of a large photograph or map or other feature
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I am told by Offshore Music, one of the partners for the re-release of Ultraelectromagneticpop, it comes in a gatefold release with lyrics, liner notes.
The truly deluxe packaging includes a strong gatefold jacket and well illustrated inner bags containing the orange vinyl discs.
A gatefold spread appearing at the midway point features shades of brilliant orange and opens into a book that has morphed into a three-decker bus with 18 windows.
Among brands jostling for front-of-book space are Chanel, Miu Miu, Bottega Veneta, Dior and Michael Kors; Louis Vuitton has a gatefold ad inside the front cover, while Celine takes six stiff black and white pages at the beginning of the spring collections section.
But the Beatles turned to design collective The Fool, one of the leading proponents of psychedelic artwork, to fill the inner section of the gatefold.
But the Beatles turned to design collective The Fool to fill the inner section of the gatefold, before eventually deciding not to use it.
A special double gatefold commemorates Mickey and Minnie's ninetieth anniversary with ninety pieces of artwork depicting the famous pair, from never-before-seen animation drawings to classic comic book covers.
Bat Citizens: Defending the Ninjas of the Night holds a life-size bat gatefold and comes from an animal activist and biologist who focuses on bat biology for elementary-age readers.
The book is designed in un-bordered double-page frames to give the impression of endless space, and concludes with a double gatefold. Thus, literally, the pages of the book, carrying imagery, may be said to invade the space enclosing them, our space.
And on the reissue tip, Light in the Attic has reissued soul/funk temptress Betty Davis' third LP, Nasty Gal, in a deluxe gatefold package with a killer booklet of liner notes.
However, it is simplistic rather than insightful, and the gatefold spread that opens to show how the worst book ever turned out is particularly disappointing and lacks impact.