HyperDic: foliate

English > 8 senses of the word foliate:
VERBcreationfoliatehammer into thin flat foils
creationfoliatedecorate with leaves
contactfoliatecoat or back with metal foil
communicationfoliate, paginate, pagenumber the pages of a book or manuscript
changefoliategrow leaves
ADJECTIVEpertfoliate, foliatedornamented with foliage or foils
allfoliate(often used as a combining form) having or resembling a leaf or having a specified kind or number of leaves
allfoliate, foliated, foliaceous(especially of metamorphic rock) having thin leaflike layers or strata
foliate > pronunciation
Soundsfow'liyey.t
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > foliate: 8 senses > adjective 1, pert
Meaningornamented with foliage or foils.
Examples
  • "foliate tracery"
  • "a foliated capital"
Synonymfoliated
CategoryarchitectureThe discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings
Spanishfoliado, frondoso
Nounsfoliagethe main organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in higher plants
English > foliate: 8 senses > adjective 2
Meaning(often used as a combining form) having or resembling a leaf or having a specified kind or number of leaves.
Example"'foliate' is combined with the prefix 'tri' to form the word 'trifoliate'"
Categorybotany, phytologyThe branch of biology that studies plants
BroaderleafyHaving or covered with leaves
English > foliate: 8 senses > adjective 3
Meaning(especially of metamorphic rock) having thin leaflike layers or strata.
Synonymsfoliated, foliaceous
Broaderstratified, beddedDeposited or arranged in horizontal layers
English > foliate: 8 senses > verb 1, creation
Meaninghammer into thin flat foils.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"foliate metal"
Broaderforge, hammercreate by hammering
Nounsfoila piece of thin and flexible sheet metal
foliationthe production of foil by cutting or beating metal / metal into thin leaves
English > foliate: 8 senses > verb 2, creation
Meaningdecorate with leaves.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderdecorate, adorn, grace, ornament, embellish, beautifymake more attractive by adding ornament, colour / colour, etc.
Nounsfoliation, foliage(architecture) leaf-like architectural ornament
English > foliate: 8 senses > verb 3, contact
Meaningcoat or back with metal foil.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"foliate glass"
Broadercoat, surfacePut a coat on
Nounsfoila piece of thin and flexible sheet metal
foliationthe work of coating glass with metal / metal foil
English > foliate: 8 senses > verb 4, communication
MeaningNumber the pages of a book or manuscript.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymspaginate, page
BroadernumberGive numbers to
Spanishcompaginar, foliar, paginar
Catalancompaginar
English > foliate: 8 senses > verb 5, change
MeaningGrow leaves.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"the tree foliated in Spring"
Broaderdevelop, make growCause to grow and differentiate in ways conforming to its natural development
Spanishfollar
Catalanfollar
Nounsfoliagethe main organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in higher plants
foliation(botany) the process of forming leaves

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