[foh-lee-ey-tid] /ˈfoʊ liˌeɪ tɪd/
shaped like a leaf or leaves:
Also, foliate. Petrology, Mineralogy. consisting of thin and separable laminae.
Architecture. (def 3).
[adjective foh-lee-it, -eyt; verb foh-lee-eyt] /adjective ˈfoʊ li ɪt, -ˌeɪt; verb ˈfoʊ liˌeɪt/
covered with or having leaves.
like a leaf, as in shape.
Also, foliated. Architecture.
Petrology, Mineralogy. (def 2).
verb (used without object), foliated, foliating.
to put forth leaves.
to split into thin leaflike layers or laminae.
verb (used with object), foliated, foliating.
to shape like a leaf or leaves.
to decorate with foils or foliage.
to form into thin sheets.
to spread over with a thin metallic backing.
Printing. to number the folios or leaves, as distinguished from pages, of (a manuscript or book).
(architect) ornamented with or made up of foliage or foils
(of rocks and minerals, esp schists) composed of thin easily separable layers
(esp of parts of animals or plants) resembling a leaf
adjective (ˈfəʊlɪɪt; -ˌeɪt)
(of certain metamorphic rocks, esp schists) having the constituent minerals arranged in thin leaflike layers
(transitive) to ornament with foliage or with leaf forms such as foils
to hammer or cut (metal) into thin plates or foil
(transitive) to coat or back (glass, etc) with metal foil
(transitive) to number the leaves of (a book, manuscript, etc) Compare paginate
(intransitive) (of plants) to grow leaves
1620s, from Latin foliatus “leaved, leafy,” from folium (see folio).
1660s, “to apply silver leaf,” from Latin foliatus “leaved, leafy,” from folium (see folio). Meaning “to put forth leaves” is from 1775. Related: Foliated; foliating.
The set of layers visible in many metamorphic rocks as a result of the flattening and stretching of mineral grains during metamorphism.
noun 1. a joint between the rabbeted and overlapping edges of two boards, forming a continuous surface on each side.
- Foliate papilla
foliate papilla fo·li·ate papilla (fō’lē-ĭt, -āt’) n. Any of the numerous projections that are arranged in several transverse folds on the lateral margins of the tongue just in front of the palatoglossus muscle.
[foh-lee-ey-shuh n] /ˌfoʊ liˈeɪ ʃən/ noun 1. the act or process of putting forth leaves. 2. the state of being in leaf. 3. Botany. 4. leaves or foliage. 5. Printing. the consecutive numbering of the folios or leaves, as distinguished from pages, of a manuscript or book. 6. the total number of such leaves. 7. […]
[foh-lee-uh-cher] /ˈfoʊ li ə tʃər/ noun 1. a cluster of leaves; foliage.