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Definition of Mold
MoldMold Mold, n. [See Mo?? a spot.]
A spot; a blemish; a mole. [Obs.] --Spenser. MoldMold Mold, Mould Mould, n. [OE. molde, AS. molde; akin to D.
mul, G. mull, mulm, OHG. molt, molta, Icel. mold, Dan. muld,
Sw. mull, Goth. mulda, and E. meal flour. See Meal, and cf.
Mole an animal, Mull, v.] [The prevalent spelling is,
perhaps, mould; but as the u has not been inserted in the
other words of this class, as bold, gold, old, cold, etc., it
seems desirable to complete the analogy by dropping it from
this word, thus spelling it as Spenser, South, and many
others did. The omission of the u is now very common in
1. Crumbling, soft, friable earth; esp., earth containing the
remains or constituents of organic matter, and suited to
the growth of plants; soil.
2. Earthy material; the matter of which anything is formed;
composing substance; material.
The etherial mold, Incapable of stain. --Milton.
Nature formed me of her softest mold. --Addison. MoldMold Mold, Mould Mould, n. [From the p. p. of OE. moulen to
become moldy, to rot, prob. fr. Icel. mygla to grow musty,
mugga mugginess; cf. Sw. m["o]gla to grow moldy. See Muggy,
and cf. Moldy.] (Bot.)
A growth of minute fungi of various kinds, esp. those of the
great groups Hyphomycetes, and Physomycetes, forming on
damp or decaying organic matter.
Note: The common blue mold of cheese, the brick-red cheese
mold, and the scarlet or orange strata which grow on
tubers or roots stored up for use, when commencing to
decay, are familiar examples. --M. J. Berkley. MoldMold Mold, Mould Mould, v. t. [Cf. F. mouler, OF. moler,
moller. See Mold the matrix.]
1. To form into a particular shape; to shape; to model; to
He forgeth and moldeth metals. --Sir M. Hale.
Did I request thee, Maker, from my clay To mold me
2. To ornament by molding or carving the material of; as, a
molded window jamb.
3. To knead; as, to mold dough or bread.
4. (Founding) To form a mold of, as in sand, in which a
casting may be made.
Mold Mold, Mould Mould, v. t.
To cause to become moldy; to cause mold to grow upon.
Mold Mold, Mould Mould, v. i.
To become moldy; to be covered or filled, in whole or in
part, with a mold.
MoldMold Mold, Mould Mould, n. [OE. molde, OF. mole, F. moule,
fr. L. modulus. See Model.] [For spelling, see 2d Mold,
1. 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.
2. That on which, or in accordance with which, anything is
modeled or formed; anything which serves to regulate the
size, form, etc., as the pattern or templet used by a
shipbuilder, carpenter, or mason.
The glass of fashion and the mold of form. --Shak.
3. Cast; form; shape; character.
Crowned with an architrave of antique mold. --Pope.
4. (Arch.) A group of moldings; as, the arch mold of a porch
or doorway; the pier mold of a Gothic pier, meaning the
whole profile, section, or combination of parts.
5. (Anat.) A fontanel.
6. (Paper Making) A frame with a wire cloth bottom, on which
the pump is drained to form a sheet, in making paper by
Meaning of Mold from wikipedia
- A mold
(US) or mould
(UK / NZ / AU / ZA / IN / CA / IE) is a fungus
in the form of multicellular filaments called
hyphae. In contrast, fungi...
- Slime mold
or slime mould
is an informal
to several kinds
of unrelated eukaryotic organisms
that can live freely
cells, but can aggregate...
a rigid frame called
or matrix. This itself
may have been made using
of the final
object. A mold
is a hollowed-out...
- Mold health issues
are potentially harmful effects
(US usage; British English
in the biosphere, and mold
- Black mold
, black mould
or Black Mold
to: Black mold
(Stachybotrys chartarum), common
in water-damaged buildings Black mold
(American English) or mould
(British English), also sometimes referred
to as mildew, is a fungal growth
on wet materials. Mold
is a process
a liquid metal
is somehow delivered
into a mold
(it is usually delivered
by a crucible) that contains
a hollow shape
- Slime mold
, a kind of protist Water mold
or oomycete, a kind of protist Mold
(album), a 1998 album
by Praxis Master Mold
, a Marvel Comics villain Mold
- Sand casting, also known
as sand molded
casting, is a metal casting process characterized
sand as the mold
material. The term "sand casting" can...
- Sooty mold
is a collective
term for different Ascomycete
fungi, which includes
many genera, commonly Cladosporium
and Alternaria. It grows
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