[syn: plication, pleating]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Plication \Pli*ca"tion\, n.
A folding or fold; a plait. --Richardson.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: an angular or rounded shape made by folding; "a fold in the
napkin"; "a crease in his trousers"; "a plication on her
blouse"; "a flexure of the colon"; "a bend of his elbow"
[syn: fold, crease, plication, flexure, crimp,
2: the act of folding in parallel folds [syn: plication,