Mould Definition

Define what is Mould?

1. mould, mold (noun)

loose soil rich in organic matter.

    Synonyms: mold
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    dirt, soil noun
    the part of the earth's surface consisting of humus and disintegrated rock.

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    leaf mold, leaf mould, leaf soil noun
    soil composed mainly of decaying leaves.

    2. mold, mould, model (verb)

    form in clay, wax, etc.

    • model a head with clay.
    Synonyms: mold, model
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    SHAPE, mould, mold, form, forge, work verb
    make something, usually for a specific function.

    3. mold, stamp, mould, cast (noun)

    the distinctive form in which a thing is made.

    • pottery of this cast was found throughout the region.
    Synonyms: mold, stamp, cast
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    solid noun
    a three-dimensional shape.

    4. mould, mold, cast (verb)

    form by pouring (e.g., wax or hot metal) into a cast or mold.

    • cast a bronze sculpture.
    Synonyms: mold, cast
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    SHAPE, mould, mold, form, forge, work verb
    make something, usually for a specific function.

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    press out, press verb
    press from a plastic.

    remold, remould, recast verb
    cast again.

    sand cast verb
    pour molten metal into a mold of sand.

    5. SHAPE, mould, mold, form, forge, work (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.
    Synonyms: SHAPE, mold, form, forge, work
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    carve verb
    form by carving.

    swage, upset verb
    form metals with a swage.

    chip verb
    form by chipping.

    layer verb
    make or form a layer.

    cut out verb
    form and create by cutting out.

    machine verb
    turn, shape, mold, or otherwise finish by machinery.

    grind verb
    shape or form by grinding.

    stamp verb
    form or cut out with a mold, form, or die.

    puddle verb
    subject to puddling or form by puddling.

    beat verb
    shape by beating.

    preform verb
    form or shape beforehand or determine the shape of beforehand.

    preform verb
    form into a shape resembling the final, desired one.

    mound verb
    form into a rounded elevation.

    Hill verb
    form into a hill.

    roughcast verb
    shape roughly.

    remold, reshape verb
    shape again or shape differently.

    sinter verb
    cause (ores or powdery metals) to become a coherent mass by heating without melting.

    mould, mold, cast verb
    form by pouring (e.g., wax or hot metal) into a cast or mold.

    throw verb
    make on a potter's wheel.

    hand-build, handbuild, coil verb
    make without a potter's wheel.

    sculpt, sculpture verb
    create by shaping stone or wood or any other hard material.

    mold, mould, model verb
    form in clay, wax, etc.

    6. mildew, mould, mold (noun)

    the process of becoming mildewed.

      Synonyms: mildew, mold
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      spoiling, spoilage noun
      the process of becoming spoiled.

      7. mould, mold (noun)

      a fungus that produces a superficial growth on various kinds of damp or decaying organic matter.

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        fungus noun
        an organism of the kingdom Fungi lacking chlorophyll and feeding on organic matter; ranging from unicellular or multicellular organisms to spore-bearing syncytia.

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        mucor noun
        any mold of the genus Mucor.

        rhizopus noun
        any of various rot causing fungi of the genus Rhizopus.

        water mold noun
        parasitic or saprobic organisms living chiefly in fresh water or moist soil.

        8. mould, mold (noun)

        a dish or dessert that is formed in or on a mold.

        • a lobster mold.
        • a gelatin dessert made in a mold.
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        dish noun
        a particular item of prepared food.

        afters, dessert, Sweet noun
        a dish served as the last course of a meal.

        9. mould, mold (noun)

        a distinctive nature, character, or type.

        • a leader in the mold of her predecessors.
        Synonyms: mold
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        hallmark, stylemark, trademark, earmark noun
        a distinctive characteristic or attribute.

        10. clay sculpture, modeling, moulding, molding, mould, mold (noun)

        sculpture produced by molding.

          Hypernyms

          sculpture noun
          a three-dimensional work of plastic art.

          11. cast, mold, mould (noun)

          container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens.

            Synonyms: cast, mold
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            container noun
            any object that can be used to hold things (especially a large metal boxlike object of standardized dimensions that can be loaded from one form of transport to another).

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            form noun
            a mold for setting concrete.

            matrix noun
            mold used in the production of phonograph records, type, or other relief surface.

            pig bed, pig noun
            mold consisting of a bed of sand in which pig iron is cast.

            sandbox noun
            mold consisting of a box with sand shaped to mold metal.

            Nearby Terms

            mouldboard (noun)
            wedge formed by the curved part of a steel plow blade that turns the furrow

            mouldboard plough (noun)
            plow that has a moldboard

            moulder (verb)
            break down

            moulding (noun)
            a decorative strip used for ornamentation or finishing

            mouldy (adjective satellite)
            covered with or smelling of mold

            Moulmein (noun)
            a port city of southern Myanmar on the Gulf of Martaban

            moult (noun)
            periodic shedding of the cuticle in arthropods or the outer skin in reptiles

            moulter (noun)
            an animal (especially birds and arthropods and reptiles) that periodically shed their outer layer (feathers or cuticle or skin or hair)

            moulting (noun)
            periodic shedding of the cuticle in arthropods or the outer skin in reptiles

            mound (noun)
            (baseball) the slight elevation on which the pitcher stands

            mound bird (noun)
            large-footed short-winged birds of Australasia; build mounds of decaying vegetation to incubate eggs

            Mound Builder (noun)
            prehistoric Amerindians who built altar mounds

            mound over (verb)
            form mounds over

            mound-bird (noun)
            large-footed short-winged birds of Australasia; build mounds of decaying vegetation to incubate eggs

            mounded over (adjective)
            having a wound formed over it