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  4  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Manifold  \Man"i*fold\,  a.  [AS.  manigfeald  See  {Many},  and 
  1.  Various  in  kind  or  quality;  many  in  number;  numerous; 
  multiplied;  complicated. 
  O  Lord,  how  manifold  are  thy  works!  --Ps.  civ.  24. 
  I  know  your  manifold  transgressions.  --Amos  v.  12. 
  2.  Exhibited  at  divers  times  or  in  various  ways;  --  used  to 
  qualify  nouns  in  the  singular  number.  ``The  manifold 
  wisdom  of  God.''  --Eph.  iii.  10.  ``The  manifold  grace  of 
  God.''  --1  Pet.  iv  10. 
  {Manifold  writing},  a  process  or  method  by  which  several 
  copies,  as  of  a  letter,  are  simultaneously  made  sheets  of 
  coloring  paper  being  infolded  with  thin  sheets  of  plain 
  paper  upon  which  the  marks  made  by  a  stylus  or  a 
  type-writer  are  transferred. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Manifold  \Man"i*fold\,  n. 
  1.  A  copy  of  a  writing  made  by  the  manifold  process. 
  2.  (Mech.)  A  cylindrical  pipe  fitting,  having  a  number  of 
  lateral  outlets,  for  connecting  one  pipe  with  several 
  3.  pl  The  third  stomach  of  a  ruminant  animal.  [Local,  U.S.] 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Manifold  \Man"i*fold\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Manifolded};  p.  pr 
  &  vb  n.  {Manifolding}.] 
  To  take  copies  of  by  the  process  of  manifold  writing;  as  to 
  manifold  a  letter. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  :  many  and  varied;  having  many  features  or  forms;  "manifold 
  reasons";  "our  manifold  failings";  "manifold 
  intelligence";  "the  multiplex  opportunities  in  high 
  technology"  [syn:  {multiplex}] 
  n  :  a  pipe  that  has  several  lateral  outlets  to  or  from  other 
  v  1:  make  multiple  copies  of  "multiply  a  letter" 
  2:  combine  or  increase  by  multiplication;  "He  managed  to 
  multiply  his  profits"  [syn:  {multiply}] 

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