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Noun: unfolding  ,ún'fówl-ding
  1. A developmental process
    "the unfolding of antebellum culture";
    - flowering
Verb: unfold  ,ún'fówld
  1. Develop or come to a promising stage
    - blossom, blossom out, blossom forth
  2. Open to the view
    "A walk through town will unfold many interesting buildings"
  3. Make longer or of full length; remove folds by pulling
    "Unfold the newspaper";
    - stretch, stretch out, extend
  4. Spread out or open from a closed or folded state
    "unfold your arms";
    - spread, spread out, open

Derived forms: unfoldings

Type of: bring out, change form, change shape, deform, develop, development, evolution, reveal, undo, unveil

Encyclopedia: Unfolding