Definition of Molds. Meaning of Molds. Synonyms of Molds

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Definition of Molds

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Mold Mold, Mould Mould, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Molded or Moulded; p. pr. & vb. n. Molding or Moulding.] To cover with mold or soil. [R.]
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Mold Mold, n. [See Mo?? a spot.] A spot; a blemish; a mole. [Obs.] --Spenser.
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Mold 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 America.] 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.
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Mold 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.
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Mold 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 fashion. He forgeth and moldeth metals. --Sir M. Hale. Did I request thee, Maker, from my clay To mold me man? --Milton. 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.
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Mold Mold, Mould Mould, v. t. To cause to become moldy; to cause mold to grow upon.
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Mold Mold, Mould Mould, v. i. To become moldy; to be covered or filled, in whole or in part, with a mold.
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Mold Mold, Mould Mould, n. [OE. molde, OF. mole, F. moule, fr. L. modulus. See Model.] [For spelling, see 2d Mold, above.] 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. --Milton. 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 hand.

Meaning of Molds from wikipedia

- most molds were cl****ified within the Deuteromycota. Mold had been used as a common name for now non-fungal groups such as water molds or slime molds that...
- Mold is a kind of fungus. Mold or mould may also refer to: Leaf mold, composted soil or earth, particularly loose soil suitable for planting Slime mold...
- Many slime molds, mainly the "cellular" slime molds, do not spend most of their time in this state. When food is abundant, these slime molds exist as single-celled...
- sets inside the mold, adopting its shape. A mold is the counterpart to a cast. The very common bi-valve molding process uses two molds, one for each half...
- samplers can be attached to workers to ****ess their respiratory exposures to molds on the job. Personal samplers usually show higher levels of exposure than...
- finished dish made in said container (e.g. a jello mold). Molds can be used for a variety of foods: Cake molds (e.g. muffin tins, bundt cake, angel food cake...
- Mold health issues are potentially harmful effects of molds (US usage; British English "moulds"). Molds are ubiquitous in the biosphere, and mold spores...
- plant pathogenic fungi. The oomycetes are also often referred to as water molds (or water moulds), although the water-preferring nature which led to that...
- Permanent mold casting is a metal casting process that employs reusable molds ("permanent molds"), usually made from metal. The most common process uses...
- Black mold, black mould or Black Mold may refer to: Black mold (Stachybotrys chartarum), common in water-damaged buildings Black mold (Aspergillus niger)...
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