- a three-dimensional pattern used to shape a plate after it has been softened by heating.
- a template for a frame.
- a molding.
- a group of moldings.
verb (used with object)
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Origin of mold1
OTHER WORDS FROM moldmold·a·ble, mould·a·ble, adjectivemold·a·bil·i·ty, mould·a·bil·i·ty, noun
Definition for mold (2 of 3)
verb (used with or without object)
Origin of mold2
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Example sentences from the Web for mold
If buying a whole stalk, check the spaces between the sprouts and the stalk for mold or dampness.A guide to Brussels sprouts: How to choose, store, season and cook the versatile vegetable|Daniela Galarza|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
In their view, that means the party must learn more about how to counteract his influence and that of others who campaign in his mold.Democrats, nearing a moment of triumph, still feel anxious and divided|Sean Sullivan|November 10, 2020|Washington Post
It may be environmental, such as a reaction to mold, grass, dust or pollen, or it also might be a way of comforting himself if he’s stressed or bored.Hints From Heloise: Give your full attention on a first date|Heloise Heloise|November 9, 2020|Washington Post
With Hatsune Mika and Lil Miquela setting the mold for virtual stars, Seraphine is unique in that she’s tied to an already-established brand and the most popular esport in the world.‘League of Legends’ K-pop group K/DA is about setting, not chasing, the trend|Gene Park|November 6, 2020|Washington Post
He had an issue with mold in his lungs, and doctors told him he needed to step away and deal with the problem or it would have serious long-term effects.Amid the pandemic, college football’s powers ceded the stage. Enter Coastal Carolina.|John Feinstein|October 29, 2020|Washington Post
The newest coach seats drop the upholstery and, instead, are shells molded to the human spine.Flying Coach Is the New Hell: How Airlines Engineer You Out of Room|Clive Irving|November 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Wealthy women would have their feet rewrapped at least once a day to ensure they were being molded into the appropriate shape.Corsets, Muslin Disease, and More of the Deadly Fashion Trends|The Fashion Beast Team|April 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
These sculptures are in his typical style—figures molded out of colorful stainless steel with striking luminosity.Lady Gaga’s Jeff Koons-Designed Album Cover Comes to Life|The Daily Beast|November 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
An upholstery technique used in the 1700s makes the silk glued onto molded timberwork atop the bed look like liquid gold.Savoir Beds’ Royal State Bed: Just Perfect, If You Have $175,000|Daniel Gross|June 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Savile molded public opinion, but he also clearly manipulated it.Jimmy Savile Sex-Abuse Scandal Taints Entire Era in Britain|Peter Jukes|October 31, 2012|DAILY BEAST
It is possible—as in urate infarcts of infants—for urates to be molded into cylindric bodies within the renal tubules.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
Her character became insensibly molded to their forms, and she was inspired with restless enthusiasm to imitate their deeds.Madame Roland, Makers of History|John S. C. Abbott
Spray had beaten over her and had congealed until she seemed like a mass of ice that had been molded into the shape of a ship.Blow The Man Down|Holman Day
But the fair young face and divinely molded form of the Angel were His most perfect work of all.Freckles|Gene Stratton-Porter
The young Huron was in his war paint, and very little of a finely molded form was concealed by his attire.The Last of the Mohicans|James Fenimore Cooper
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Other words from mold 1mold′a•ble adj.
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Idioms and Phrases with mold
see cast in the same mold.