[ fohld-out ]
/ ˈfoʊldˌaʊt /
a page larger than the trim size of a magazine or book, folded one or more times so as not to extend beyond the pages; gatefold.
that must be unfolded to be used, read, viewed, etc.: a cabinet with a foldout table.
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Origin of foldout
First recorded in 1945–50; noun, adj. use of verb phrase fold out
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British Dictionary definitions for fold-out
/ (ˈfəʊldˌaʊt) /
printing another name for gatefold
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Word Origin and History for fold-out
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