Definitions of plication

n the act of folding in parallel folds

Type of:
fold, folding
the act of folding

n an angular or rounded shape made by folding

“a plication on her blouse”
bend, crease, crimp, flexure, fold
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plait, pleat
any of various types of fold formed by doubling fabric back upon itself and then pressing or stitching into shape
kink, twirl, twist
a sharp bend in a line produced when a line having a loop is pulled tight
pucker, ruck
an irregular fold in an otherwise even surface (as in cloth)
box pleat
a flat double pleat made by folding under the fabric on either side of it
inverted pleat
a box pleat reversed so that the fullness is turned inward
kick pleat
pleat in back of a straight skirt to allow ease in walking
knife pleat
a single pleat turned in one direction
a narrow flattened pleat or fold that is stitched in place
Type of:
angular shape, angularity
a shape having one or more sharp angles

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