- a folding or being folded
- a fold
- Geol. a fold or crumpling in layered rocks
Origin of plicationMiddle English plicacioun from Old French from Classical Latin plicare, to fold: see ply
- a. The act or process of folding.b. The state of being folded.
- A fold.
From Middle French plicacion, and its source, Latin plicatio.