molding

[ mohl-ding ]
/ ˈmoʊl dɪŋ /

noun

the act or process of molding.
something molded.
a strip of contoured wood or other material placed just below the juncture of a wall and a ceiling.
Architecture, Furniture.
  1. any of various long, narrow, ornamental surfaces that are either continuous or discontinuous, with uniform cross sections for the full length and a strikingly modeled profile that casts strong shadows: used on frames, tables, etc., and certain architectural members, as cornices, stringcourses, or bases.
  2. a strip of wood, stone, etc., having such a surface.

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Origin of molding

Middle English word dating back to 1300–50; see origin at mold1, -ing1
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British Dictionary definitions for molding

molding
/ (ˈməʊldɪŋ) /

noun

the US spelling of moulding
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