Associations to the word «Mold»


MOLD, noun. A hollow form or matrix for shaping a fluid or plastic substance.
MOLD, noun. A frame or model around or on which something is formed or shaped.
MOLD, noun. Something that is made in or shaped on a mold.
MOLD, noun. The shape or pattern of a mold.
MOLD, noun. General shape or form.
MOLD, noun. Distinctive character or type.
MOLD, noun. A fixed or restrictive pattern or form.
MOLD, noun. (architecture) A group of moldings.
MOLD, noun. (anatomy) A fontanelle.
MOLD, verb. (transitive) To shape in or on a mold.
MOLD, verb. (transitive) To form into a particular shape; to give shape to.
MOLD, verb. (transitive) To guide or determine the growth or development of; influence; as, a teacher who helps to mold the minds of his students
MOLD, verb. (transitive) To fit closely by following the contours of.
MOLD, verb. (transitive) To make a mold of or from (molten metal, for example) before casting.
MOLD, verb. (transitive) To ornament with moldings.
MOLD, verb. (intransitive) To be shaped in or as if in a mold.
MOLD, noun. ​A natural substance in the form of a woolly or furry growth of tiny fungi that appears when organic material lies for a long time exposed to (usually warm and moist) air.
MOLD, verb. (transitive) To cause to become moldy; to cause mold to grow upon.
MOLD, verb. (intransitive) To become moldy; to be covered or filled, in whole or in part, with a mold.
MOLD, noun. Loose friable soil, rich in humus and fit for planting.
MOLD, verb. To cover with mold or soil.
MOLD FOSSIL, noun. A fossil formed when an animal, plant, or other organism dies and is covered by sediment, its flesh decays and bones deteriorate due to chemical reactions, and a cavity remains below the ground surface.
MOLD FOSSILS, noun. Plural of mold fossil

Dictionary definition

MOLD, noun. The distinctive form in which a thing is made; "pottery of this cast was found throughout the region".
MOLD, noun. Container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens.
MOLD, noun. Loose soil rich in organic matter.
MOLD, noun. The process of becoming mildewed.
MOLD, noun. A fungus that produces a superficial growth on various kinds of damp or decaying organic matter.
MOLD, noun. A dish or dessert that is formed in or on a mold; "a lobster mold"; "a gelatin dessert made in a mold".
MOLD, noun. A distinctive nature, character, or type; "a leader in the mold of her predecessors".
MOLD, noun. Sculpture produced by molding.
MOLD, verb. Form in clay, wax, etc; "model a head with clay".
MOLD, verb. Become moldy; spoil due to humidity; "The furniture molded in the old house".
MOLD, verb. Form by pouring (e.g., wax or hot metal) into a cast or mold; "cast a bronze sculpture".
MOLD, verb. Make something, usually for a specific function; "She molded the rice balls carefully"; "Form cylinders from the dough"; "shape a figure"; "Work the metal into a sword".
MOLD, verb. Fit tightly, follow the contours of; "The dress molds her beautiful figure".
MOLD, verb. Shape or influence; give direction to; "experience often determines ability"; "mold public opinion".

Wise words

The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.
Leo Tolstoy