Definition of overfolding in US English:

overfolding

noun

  • A folding over; (Geology) the folding of strata so as to form an overfold.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Lady's Book. From over- + folding. In geological use after German Überfaltung.

Pronunciation

overfolding

/ˌəʊvəˈfəʊldɪŋ/