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fanfold

fan·fold
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fan-fohld]
    • /ˈfænˌfoʊld/
    • /fˈanfəʊld/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fan-fohld]
    • /ˈfænˌfoʊld/

Definitions of fanfold word

  • noun fanfold a pad or tablet of invoices, bills, blank sheets, etc., interleaved with carbon paper for making a copy or copies of the writing or typing on the uppermost leaf. 1
  • adjective fanfold (of a pad or tablet of invoices, bills, blank sheets, etc.) made up in such a form. 1
  • adjective fanfold pertaining to continuous-form paper, folded like a fan or accordion so that it will stack. 1
  • verb fanfold to fold (paper) in the manner of a fan 0

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Origin of fanfold

First appearance:

before 1940
One of the 7% newest English words
First recorded in 1940-45; fan1 + fold1

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Fanfold

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

fanfold popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 65% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 59% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

fanfold usage trend in Literature

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Top questions with fanfold

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