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  Definition of molding
  1. the act of creating something by casting it in a mold
  2. a preliminary sculpture in wax or clay from which a finished work can be copied
  3. sculpture produced by molding
  4. a decorative recessed or relieved surface on an edge
  5. a decorative strip used for ornamentation or finishing
Similar Words: casting, modeling, modelling, moulding, mold, mould, clay sculpture, border

 

Hyponyms: cheoplasty, annulet, bandelet, bandelette, bandlet, square and rabbet, architrave, baseboard, mopboard, skirting board, beading, bead, beadwork, astragal, cavetto, conge, cornice, cyma, cymatium, egg-and-dart, egg-and-anchor, egg-and-tongue, gorgerin, necking, ovolo, thumb, quarter round, quirk molding, quirk moulding, rib, subbase, surbase, torus, tore

 

Part Meronyms: picture frame

 

Derivational Morphology: cast, mold, mould, model

 

 
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