What does foliate mean?

Definitions for foliate
ˈfoʊ li ɪt, -ˌeɪt; -ˌeɪtfo·li·ate

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. foliate, foliated(adj)

    ornamented with foliage or foils

    "foliate tracery"; "a foliated capital"

  2. foliate(adj)

    (often used as a combining form) having or resembling a leaf or having a specified kind or number of leaves

    "`foliate' is combined with the prefix `tri' to form the word `trifoliate'"

  3. foliate, foliated, foliaceous(verb)

    (especially of metamorphic rock) having thin leaflike layers or strata

  4. foliate(verb)

    hammer into thin flat foils

    "foliate metal"

  5. foliate(verb)

    decorate with leaves

  6. foliate(verb)

    coat or back with metal foil

    "foliate glass"

  7. foliate, paginate, page(verb)

    number the pages of a book or manuscript

  8. foliate(verb)

    grow leaves

    "the tree foliated in Spring"

Wiktionary

  1. foliate(Verb)

    To form into leaves.

  2. foliate(Verb)

    To spread over with a thin coat of tin and quicksilver.

    to foliate a looking-glass

  3. foliate(Adjective)

    of or relating to leaves

  4. foliate(Adjective)

    shaped like a leaf

  5. foliate(Adjective)

    foliated

Webster Dictionary

  1. Foliate(adj)

    furnished with leaves; leafy; as, a foliate stalk

    Etymology: [L. foliatus leaved, leafy, fr. folium leaf. See Foliage.]

  2. Foliate(verb)

    to beat into a leaf, or thin plate

    Etymology: [L. foliatus leaved, leafy, fr. folium leaf. See Foliage.]

  3. Foliate(verb)

    to spread over with a thin coat of tin and quicksilver; as, to foliate a looking-glass

    Etymology: [L. foliatus leaved, leafy, fr. folium leaf. See Foliage.]

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How to say foliate in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of foliate in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of foliate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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