Associations to the word «Molding»

Wiktionary

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

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