Definitions for mold

Definitions for (noun) mold

Main entry: mold, mould, cast

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

Main entry: clay sculpture, mould, moulding, modeling, mold, molding

Definition: sculpture produced by molding

Main entry: mould, mold

Definition: a distinctive nature, character, or type

Usage: a leader in the mold of her predecessors

Main entry: mould, mold

Definition: a dish or dessert that is formed in or on a mold

Usage: a lobster mold; a gelatin dessert made in a mold

Main entry: mold, mould

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

Main entry: mildew, mold, mould

Definition: the process of becoming mildewed

Main entry: mould, mold, cast, stamp

Definition: the distinctive form in which a thing is made

Usage: pottery of this cast was found throughout the region

Main entry: mould, mold

Definition: loose soil rich in organic matter

Definitions for (verb) mold

Main entry: mildew, mold

Definition: become moldy; spoil due to humidity

Usage: The furniture molded in the old house

Main entry: influence, determine, regulate, mold, shape

Definition: shape or influence; give direction to

Usage: experience often determines ability; mold public opinion

Main entry: mold

Definition: fit tightly, follow the contours of

Usage: The dress molds her beautiful figure

Main entry: forge, form, mold, mould, shape, work

Definition: make something, usually for a specific function

Usage: She molded the rice balls carefully; Form cylinders from the dough; shape a figure; Work the metal into a sword

Main entry: cast, mould, mold

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

Usage: cast a bronze sculpture

Main entry: model, mold, mould

Definition: form in clay, wax, etc

Usage: model a head with clay

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