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  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Folding-machine a mechanism that automatically folds printed sheets
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. fealdan, to fold; pa.t. feóld; Ger. falten.


In literature:

The folds of paper falling from the court stenographer's machine stacked higher and higher.
"Wild Justice" by Ruth M. Sprague
So this machine actually fulfilled a four-fold use!
"The Master of the World" by Jules Verne
Harlow 186,247 Paper folding machine, L.C.
"Scientific American, Volume XXXVI., No. 8, February 24, 1877" by Various
The Corona Folding Stand adds very much to the convenience of the machine for field use.
"Manual of Military Training" by James A. Moss
The vibrating arm H delivers the sheets alternately to K and J, which are carrying-tapes leading to two folding-machines.
"Lippincott's Magazine, December 1878" by Various
Prudence was struggling with a maze of skirt-folds, under which a sewing-machine was almost buried.
"The Hound From The North" by Ridgwell Cullum
Since then, the lady invented also a machine to fold paper bags, that does the work of 30 persons.
"Woman under socialism" by August Bebel
The lung-tester had folded up his machine and departed.
"The Galaxy, Volume 23, No. 2, February, 1877" by Various
Machines became mute, wheels were stilled, and the long black belts sagged into limp folds.
"The Long Day" by Dorothy Richardson
After the paper is printed each sheet is neatly folded by folding machines, which fold the entire edition in a few hours.
"The Pictorial Press" by Mason Jackson
The Thinking Machine went to a desk, addressed an envelope, folded a sheet of paper, placed it inside, then sealed it.
"The Leak" by Jacques Futrelle
The perforating-machine, mounted on its frame or truck, is drawn back on the tramway behind two massive folding-doors of wood.
"The Catholic World; Volume I, Issues 1-6" by E. Rameur
The leather is held by the operator, and the machine "head" pulls a fold of the leather over the blade.
"Animal Proteins" by Hugh Garner Bennett
He had seen two men near the machine who had walked away and disappeared in the folds of the moor.
"The Gay Triangle" by William Le Queux
In a large publishing house a modern paper-folding machine had been installed at considerable expense.
"Seven Legs Across the Seas" by Samuel Murray

In news:

Kempsmith Machine Company, a manufacturer of folding carton diecutters, has developed a finishing line for digital folding cartons.
The 2012 DeLuna Fest lineup includes Florence + the Machine, Dwight Yoakam, Pearl Jam, Joan Jett, Band of Horses, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Ben Folds Five, and Foo Fighters.
K-950 features touchscreen control for all machine-operating parameters, and Job Recall provides storage and retrieval of up to 99 fold settings.
Dark and shuttered, the laundromat on the corner of Crown and Troy in Brooklyn is normally bustling with machines spinning and customers folding clothes.
Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) presented its new PFX pallet feeder for the Stahlfolder TH/KH folding machines at drupa 2012 in Düsseldorf.
PFX pallet feeder for Stahlfolder TH/KH folding machines.

In science:

Theorem 3.7 The 1D one-layer and some-layers simple-fold problems can be solved in O(n) worstcase time on a machine supporting arithmetic on the input lengths.
When Can You Fold a Map?
Using the computed kernel and a support vector machine (SVM) we tried to predict the survivors, either with a “vanilla” graph kernel (13), or our composite graph kernel (30) in 10-fold cross-validation.
Graph Kernels
It will soon behoove potential users of the facility to work seriously on the design of the challenging experimental apparatus that will be required, as well as to specify needed machine capabilities so that these may be folded into the design process.
Prospects for low-energy antiproton physics at Fermilab
Thus a good understanding of how proteins fold is one of the most important present-day challenges. A testament to this importance is that IBM has built the worlds currently fastest supercomputer (the aforementioned Blue Gene/L machine) with these problems in mind.
Computers and Liquid State Statistical Mechanics
Finally, the evolutionary forces favoring CA-like machines were temporarily on the wane at the time when CAM-8 was completed, as multiprocessor funding dried up and fine-grained parallel computing companies folded.
Crystalline Computation