[foh-lee-uh] /ˈfoʊ li ə/
plural of .
[fuh-lee-uh] /fəˈli ə/
a wild and noisy Portuguese carnival dance accompanied by tambourines, performed at a frantic pace by men dressed as women and often carrying masked boys on their shoulders.
[Spanish faw-lee-ah] /Spanish fɔˈli ɑ/
noun, plural folías
[Spanish faw-lee-ahs] /Spanish fɔˈli ɑs/ (Show IPA)
an early medieval Iberian dance accompanied by mime and songs, performed during celebrations of the solstice and New Year festivals.
[foh-lee-uh m] /ˈfoʊ li əm/
noun, plural folia
[foh-lee-uh] /ˈfoʊ li ə/ (Show IPA)
a thin leaflike stratum or layer; a lamella.
Geometry. a loop; part of a curve terminated at both ends by the same node. Equation: x 3 + y 3 = 3 axy.
the plural of folium
noun (pl) -lia (-lɪə)
a plane geometrical curve consisting of a loop whose two ends, intersecting at a node, are asymptotic to the same line. Standard equation: x³ + y³=3axy where x=y+a is the equation of the line
any thin leaflike layer, esp of some metamorphic rocks
folium fo·li·um (fō’lē-əm)
n. pl. fo·li·a (-lē-ə)
A broad, thin, leaflike structure, as of the cerebellar cortex.
noun 1. an indwelling catheter used for draining urine from the bladder and having an inflatable part at the bladder end that allows the tube to be kept in place for variable time periods. Foley catheter Fo·ley catheter (fō’lē) n. A catheter held in the bladder by an inflatable balloon.
[foh-lee-ey-shuh s] /ˌfoʊ liˈeɪ ʃəs/ adjective 1. of, like, or of the nature of a plant leaf; leaflike. 2. bearing leaves or leaflike parts. 3. pertaining to or consisting of leaves. 4. consisting of leaflike plates or laminae; foliated. /ˌfəʊlɪˈeɪʃəs/ adjective 1. having the appearance of the leaf of a plant 2. bearing leaves or […]
[foh-lee-ij] /ˈfoʊ li ɪdʒ/ noun 1. the leaves of a plant, collectively; leafage. 2. leaves in general. 3. the representation of leaves, flowers, and branches in painting, architectural ornament, etc. /ˈfəʊlɪɪdʒ/ noun 1. the green leaves of a plant 2. sprays of leaves used for decoration 3. an ornamental leaflike design n. mid-15c., from Middle […]
[foh-lee-er] /ˈfoʊ li ər/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or having the nature of a leaf or leaves. /ˈfəʊlɪə/ adjective 1. of or relating to a leaf or leaves