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  Definition of Mold
  1. container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens
  2. sculpture produced by molding
  3. a fungus that produces a superficial growth on various kinds of damp or decaying organic matter
  4. the process of becoming mildewed
  5. the distinctive form in which a thing is made; "pottery of this cast was found throughout the region"
  6. loose soil rich in organic matter
  7. become moldy; spoil due to humidity; "The furniture molded in the old house"
  8. shape or influence; give direction to; "experience often determines ability"; "mold public opinion"
  9. fit tightly, follow the contours of; "The dress molds her beautiful figure"
  10. make something, usually for a specific function; "She molded the riceballs carefully"; "Form cylinders from the dough"; "shape a figure"; "Work the metal into a sword"
  11. form by pouring (e.g., wax or hot metal) into a cast or mold; "cast a bronze sculpture"
  12. form in clay, wax, etc; "model a head with clay"
Similar Words: mould, cast, molding, moulding, modeling, clay sculpture, mildew, stamp, determine, shape, influence, regulate, form, work, forge, model

 

Hyponyms: form, matrix, pig bed, pig, sandbox, mucor, rhizopus, water mold, leaf mold, leaf mould, leaf soil, smut, dry-rot, dispose, incline, indispose, disincline, miscreate, carry weight, decide, reshape, time, index, pace, predetermine, carve, swage, upset, chip, machine, stamp, puddle, beat, preform, mound, hill, roughcast, remold, sinter, cast, mould, throw, handbuild, hand-build, coil, sculpt, sculpture, model, press, press out, recast, remould, sand cast

 

Grouped Verbs: work, work on, process

 

Derivational Morphology: cast, mould, model, mildew, stamp, shape, form, work, forge, frame, redact, put, couch, regulation, regulating, influence, pattern, embodiment, shaping, defining, determinant, determiner, determinative, determining factor, causal factor, formation, constitution, establishment, organization, organisation, maker, shaper, molding, moulding, modeling, clay sculpture, casting, caster, modelling, simulation

 

 
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