plicate

plicate
Synonyms and related words:
crease, creased, crimp, crimped, crisp, dog-ear, dog-eared, double, double over, doubled, enfold, flexible, flounce, flounced, flute, fluted, fold, fold over, foldable, folded, folding, frill, gather, gathered, infold, interfold, lap over, plait, plaited, plat, pleat, pleated, pliable, plicated, plicatile, ply, quill, quilled, ruff, ruffle, ruffled, tuck, tucked, turn over, twill, twilled

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  • Plicate — Pli cate, Plicated Pli ca*ted, a. [L. plicatus, p. p. of plicare to fold.] Plaited; folded like a fan; as, a plicate leaf. {Pli cate*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • plicate — [plī′kāt΄, plī′kit] adj. [L plicatus, pp. of plicare, to fold: see PLY1] folded or plaited; esp., having parallel folds like a fan [a plicate leaf]: also plicated …   English World dictionary

  • plicate — adjective Etymology: Latin plicatus, past participle of plicare Date: circa 1760 1. folded lengthwise like a fan < a plicate leaf > 2. having the surface thrown up into or marked with parallel ridges < plicate wing cases > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • plicate — Folded; pleated; tucked. * * * pli·cate plī .kāt vt, pli·cat·ed; pli·cat·ing to perform plication on <the vein graft was then plicated by means of...sutures placed about 2 mm. apart (Jour. Amer. Med. Assoc.)> plicate or pli·cat·ed .kāt əd… …   Medical dictionary

  • Plicate rocksnail — Taxobox name = Plicate rocksnail status = VU | status system = IUCN2.3 regnum = Animalia phylum = Mollusca classis = Gastropoda ordo = Mesogastropoda familia = Pleuroceridae genus = Leptoxis species = L. plicata binomial = Leptoxis plicata… …   Wikipedia

  • plicate — having plicae or a series of folds, grooves or wrinkles in the skin; plaited …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • plicate — adj. [L. plicare, to fold] Folded; parallel ridges or striae appearing as folds or pleats …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • plicate — plicately, adv. plicateness, n. adj. /pluy kayt, kit/; v. /pluy kayt/, adj., v., plicated, plicating. adj. 1. Also, plicated. folded like a fan; pleated. v.t. 2. Surg. to perform plication on. [1690 1700; < L plicatus, ptp. of plicare to fold,… …   Universalium

  • plicate — 1. adjective Folded multiple time lengthwise or like a fan; corrugated. Syn: corrugated, folded, plicated See Also: plicated 2. verb To fold or …   Wiktionary

  • plicate — (Order Isopoda): Pleated or folded [Kensley and Schotte, 1989] …   Crustacea glossary

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