fold +‎ back


foldback ‎(countable and uncountable, plural foldbacks)

Wikipedia has an article on:


  1. A current-limiting feature in power supplies and amplifiers.
  2. The use of rear-facing heavy-duty loudspeakers on stage during live music performances.
  3. (genetics) A denatured (single-strand) DNA molecule that has formed base pair bonds with itself.
  4. (genetics) A chromosome that contains sequences which support foldback; A DNA molecule with a base sequence or sequences that are repeated in reverse order.
  5. (gaming) A portion of a storyline that branches based on user choices but where all branches eventually reconverge to a single inevitable event.
  6. (social sciences) A multimethod research approach that includes open-ended interviewing, nominal group dialogue, survey and attitude scaling techniques, and multidimensional and cluster analyses.
  7. An overturned flap.
Read in another language