Definition of Mold

1. Noun. The distinctive form in which a thing is made. "Pottery of this cast was found throughout the region"

Exact synonyms: Cast, Mould, Stamp
Generic synonyms: Solid
Derivative terms: Cast, Stamp, Stamp



2. Verb. Form in clay, wax, etc. "Did he mold his major works over a short period of time?"; "Model a head with clay"
Exact synonyms: Model, Mould
Category relationships: Art, Artistic Creation, Artistic Production
Generic synonyms: Forge, Form, Mould, Shape, Work
Derivative terms: Model, Model, Modeling, Modeling, Modelling, Moldable, Molding, Molding, Mould, Moulding

3. Noun. Container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens.
Exact synonyms: Cast, Mould
Generic synonyms: Container
Specialized synonyms: Form, Matrix, Pig, Pig Bed, Sandbox

4. Verb. Become moldy; spoil due to humidity. "The furniture molded in the old house"
Exact synonyms: Mildew
Generic synonyms: Change
Specialized synonyms: Smut, Dry-rot
Derivative terms: Mildew, Mildew

5. Noun. Loose soil rich in organic matter.
Exact synonyms: Mould
Generic synonyms: Dirt, Soil
Specialized synonyms: Leaf Mold, Leaf Mould, Leaf Soil

6. Verb. Form by pouring (e.g., wax or hot metal) into a cast or mold. "Did he mold his major works over a short period of time?"; "Cast a bronze sculpture"
Exact synonyms: Cast, Mould
Generic synonyms: Forge, Form, Mould, Shape, Work
Specialized synonyms: Press, Press Out, Recast, Remold, Remould, Sand Cast
Derivative terms: Cast, Caster, Casting, Casting, Moldable, Molding, Molding, Mould, Moulding

7. Noun. The process of becoming mildewed.
Exact synonyms: Mildew, Mould
Generic synonyms: Spoilage, Spoiling
Derivative terms: Mildew

8. Verb. Make something, usually for a specific function. "Work the metal into a sword"

9. Noun. A fungus that produces a superficial growth on various kinds of damp or decaying organic matter.
Exact synonyms: Mould
Specialized synonyms: Mucor, Rhizopus, Water Mold
Generic synonyms: Fungus
Derivative terms: Moldy, Mouldy

10. Verb. Fit tightly, follow the contours of. "The dress molds her beautiful figure"
Generic synonyms: Adhere, Cleave, Cling, Cohere, Stick

11. Noun. A dish or dessert that is formed in or on a mold. "A gelatin dessert made in a mold"
Exact synonyms: Mould
Generic synonyms: Dish, Afters, Dessert, Sweet

12. Verb. Shape or influence; give direction to. "Mold public opinion"

13. Noun. A distinctive nature, character, or type. "A leader in the mold of her predecessors"
Exact synonyms: Mould
Generic synonyms: Earmark, Hallmark, Stylemark, Trademark

14. Noun. Sculpture produced by molding.
Exact synonyms: Clay Sculpture, Modeling, Molding, Mould, Moulding
Generic synonyms: Sculpture
Derivative terms: Model, Mould, Mould, Mould

Definition of Mold

1. n. A spot; a blemish; a mole.

2. n. Crumbling, soft, friable earth; esp., earth containing the remains or constituents of organic matter, and suited to the growth of plants; soil.

3. v. t. To cover with mold or soil.

4. n. A growth of minute fungi of various kinds, esp. those of the great groups Hyphomycetes, and Physomycetes, forming on damp or decaying organic matter.

5. v. t. To cause to become moldy; to cause mold to grow upon.

6. v. i. To become moldy; to be covered or filled, in whole or in part, with a mold.

7. n. The matrix, or cavity, in which anything is shaped, and from which it takes its form; also, the body or mass containing the cavity; as, a sand mold; a jelly mold.

8. v. t. To form into a particular shape; to shape; to model; to fashion.

Definition of Mold

1. Noun. A hollow form or matrix for shaping a fluid or plastic substance.W ¹

2. Noun. A frame or model around or on which something is formed or shaped. ¹

3. Noun. Something that is made in or shaped on a mold. ¹

4. Noun. The shape or pattern of a mold. ¹

5. Noun. General shape or form. ¹

6. Noun. Distinctive character or type. ¹

7. Noun. A fixed or restrictive pattern or form ¹

8. Noun. (architecture) See molding. ¹

9. Verb. (transitive) To shape in or on a mold. ¹

10. Verb. (transitive) To form into a particular shape; to give shape to. ¹

11. Verb. (transitive) To guide or determine the growth or development of; influence; as, ''a teacher who helps to mold the minds of his students'' ¹

12. Verb. (transitive) To fit closely by following the contours of. ¹

13. Verb. (transitive) To make a mold of or from (molten metal, for example) before casting. ¹

14. Verb. (transitive) To ornament with moldings. ¹

15. Verb. (intransitive) To be shaped in or as if in a mold. ¹

16. Noun. A natural substance in the form of a woolly or furry growth of tiny fungi that appears when organic material lies for a long time exposed to (usually warm and moist) air. ¹

17. Noun. Loose friable soil, rich in humus and fit for planting. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mold

1. to work into a particular shape [v -ED, -ING, -S] : MOLDABLE [adj]

Medical Definition of Mold

1. A large group of fungi (like Penicillium) that cause mold (as on bread or cheese). A common trigger for allergies. (12 Dec 1998)

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