• WordNet 3.6
    • v plicate fold into pleats, "Pleat the cloth"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Plicate Plaited; folded like a fan; as, a plicate leaf.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • plicate In botany, folded like a fan; plaited: as, a plicate leaf.
    • plicate In zoology and anatomy, plaited, plexed, or folded; formed into a plication.
    • plicate In entomology, having parallel raised lines which are sharply cut on one side, but on the other descend gradually to the next line, as a surface; plaited or folded. Also plicative, plicated.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Plicate plī′kāt folded like a fan, as a leaf: plaited
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. plicatus, p. p. of plicare, to fold
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. plicatusplicāre, to fold.


In literature:

Branch, with leaf-buds expanding, showing the plicate folding of the leaves.
"Outlines of Lessons in Botany, Part I; From Seed to Leaf" by Jane H. Newell
Their vernation is conduplicate and plicate.
"Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and TheNeighbouring Countries" by William Griffith
DU: du'al; du'el (-ist); duet'; du'plicate (Lat.
"New Word-Analysis" by William Swinton
Multiplicate: with many longitudinal folds or lines of plication.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
After several plications, it terminates in a kind of bladder or fleshy sac, i. i.
"New observations on the natural history of bees" by Francis Huber
Plicate, plaited, or folded like a fan.
"Studies of American Fungi. Mushrooms, Edible, Poisonous, etc." by George Francis Atkinson
The pileus is submembranaceous, tough, convex, then expanded, umbilicate striato-plicate, turning pale when dry, subpruinose.
"The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise" by M. E. Hard
Sporangium ovoid, more or less elongated; the calyculus small, plicate-sulcate.
"The Myxomycetes of the Miami Valley, Ohio" by A. P. Morgan
Spores thin-walled, ellipsoidal, violaceous, plicate-rugose, 14-16 x 11-12 mu.
"The North American Slime-Moulds" by Thomas H. (Thomas Huston) MacBride
In all these cases, the outflow of molten matter was in a direction somewhat parallel to the plications of the strata.
"Volcanoes: Past and Present" by Edward Hull
Edge of p. sulcate or rugoso-plicate.
"European Fungus Flora: Agaricaceae" by George Massee
The same system of plications is revealed also on the larger West India islands.
"North America" by Israel C. Russell
Take, for example, the proofs of gigantic plication, fracture and displacement within the terrestrial crust.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 6" by Various
The internal coat was plicated, as if too large for the lumen.
"A System of Practical Medicine by American Authors, Vol. I" by Various
Corolla rotate, 5-angulate, plicate in the bud.
"The Manual of the Botany of the Northern United States" by Asa Gray

In poetry:

"A hornbill with a white tail and —"
The big book trembles in my hand —
"— plicated membrane at the base —"
Ah, well-a-day! If that's the case!
"Djolan" by Ellis Parker Butler

In news:

Designer Benjamin Hubert's horological creation, the Nava Plicate , is an otherwise-simple polyurethane-strapped watch featuring a series of 60 raised pleats on its face – one for each minute.
Designer Benjamin Hubert's horological creation, the Nava Plicate, is an otherwise-simple polyurethane-strapped watch featuring a series of 60 raised pleats on its face – one for each minute.
After Stomach Plication, Courtney lost 40 pounds in five weeks.

In science:

On Temple–Kato like inequalities and ap plications. submitted for a review.
Relative convergence estimates for the spectral asymptotic in the Large Coupling Limit
However, we finally aband because “substitute” and “complementary” have very rich im plications in economics that are quite popular but signi ficantly di fferent from what we intend to express.
Complementary cooperation, minimal winning coalitions, and power indices
The multij and ˜h ∈ ˜Hj−1 is ha plication between ha j · h where h is an element in Hj−1 corresponding to ˜h.
Quantum Property Testing for Solvable Groups
Now one can inte“reweighted” theories in which one replaces det grate out a finite number of blocked gauge fields to obtain a com plicated but local single-taste action, which is manifestly in the QCD universality class.
Rooted staggered fermions: good, bad or ugly?
Ernst Heintze and Hermann Karcher, A general comparison theorem with ap plications to volume estimates for submanifolds, Ann.
The Levy-Gromov Isoperimetric Inequality in Convex Manifolds with Boundary
Remark 1.4 Notice that derandomizing the isolation lemma in specific ap plications like the RNC algorithm for matchings [MVV87] and the containment NL ⊆ UL/poly [AR00] might still be possible without implying such circuit size lower bounds.
Derandomizing the Isolation Lemma and Lower Bounds for Circuit Size
Cand `es, “The restricted isometry property and its im plications for compresses sensing,” C. R.
Coding-Theoretic Methods for Sparse Recovery
Since multi plication by a factor at least 1 and division by a prime is involved in each move, the game is called multivision.
Multivision: an intractable impartial game with a linear winning strategy
Kronberg, P.P., 2001, ”Intergalactic magnetic fields and im plications for CR and γ ray astronomy”, in Proc.
Cosmic ray propagation and acceleration
As an ap plication we predict double differential angular distributions which are due to the QCD-induced top quark spin correlations in the intermediate state.
Top quark pair production and decay at hadron colliders
This theorem should be viewed as a refinement of the reverse im plication in Baxter’s theorem: not only is S ∈ Wν, but S = Di De up to three orders of smoothness.
A Riemann-Hilbert approach to some theorems on Toeplitz operators and orthogonal polynomials
The structure of the disc in the presence of a magnetic field is com plicated, which should be considered by solving the differential equations governing the vertical structure of the disc and its magnetic field consistently.
The launching condition of a jet driven by the magnetic field and radiation pressure of an accretion disc