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mould meaning and definition

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MOULD noun

Definition of mould (noun)

  1. loose soil rich in organic matter
  2. the distinctive form in which a thing is made
    • "pottery of this cast was found throughout the region"
    • synonyms: cast, mold, stamp
  3. the process of becoming mildewed
  4. a fungus that produces a superficial growth on various kinds of damp or decaying organic matter
  5. a dish or dessert that is formed in or on a mold
    • "a lobster mold"; "a gelatin dessert made in a mold"
    • synonyms: mold
  6. a distinctive nature, character, or type
    • "a leader in the mold of her predecessors"
    • synonyms: mold
  7. sculpture produced by molding
  8. container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens

MOULD verb

Definition of mould (verb)

  1. form in clay, wax, etc
    • "model a head with clay"
    • synonyms: model, mold
  2. form by pouring (e.g., wax or hot metal) into a cast or mold
    • "cast a bronze sculpture"
    • synonyms: cast, mold
  3. 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"
    • synonyms: forge, form, mold, shape, work
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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