mould

mould
I.
/moʊld / (say mohld)

noun
1. a hollow form or matrix for giving a particular shape to something in a molten or plastic state.
2. that on or about which something is formed or made.
3. something formed in or on a mould: a mould of jelly.
4. the shape imparted to a thing by a mould.
5. shape or form.
6. distinctive nature, or native character.
7. Architecture
a. a moulding.
b. a group of mouldings.
verb (t)
8. to work into a required shape or form; shape.
9. to shape or form in or on a mould.
10. Foundry to form a mould of or from, in order to make a casting.
11. to produce by or as if by shaping material; form.
12. to fashion; model the character of.
13. to ornament with mouldings.
verb (i)
14. (of a baby's head) to change shape by alteration of bone position in order to fit through the mother's pelvis at birth.
Also, mold. {Middle English, from Old French modle, from Latin modulus module}
mouldable, adjective
II.
/moʊld / (say mohld)

noun
1. a growth of minute fungi forming on vegetable or animal matter, commonly as a downy or furry coating, and associated with decay.
2. any of the fungi that produce such a growth.
verb (i)
3. to become mouldy.
Also, mold. {Middle English mowlde, apparently variant of mowled, mouled, past participle of moulen from Old Norse mygla to go mouldy}
III.
/moʊld / (say mohld)

noun
1. loose, friable earth, especially such as is rich in organic matter and favourable to the growth of plants.
2. Poetic the ground or earth.
Also, mold. {Middle English and Old English molde}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • mould n — mould v …   English expressions

  • mould — mould·warp; mould; mould·abil·i·ty; mould·able; mould·i·ness; mould·ing; …   English syllables

  • mould — Ⅰ. mould [1] (US mold) ► NOUN 1) a hollow container used to give shape to molten or hot liquid material when it cools and hardens. 2) something made in this way, especially a jelly or mousse. 3) a distinctive type, style, or character. ► VERB 1) …   English terms dictionary

  • Mould — (m[=o]lt), Moulder Mould er (m[=o]ld [ e]r), Mouldy Mould y (m[=o]ld [y^]), etc. See {Mold}, {Molder}, {Moldy}, etc. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mould — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Betty Mould Iddrisu, seit Februar 2009 Attorney General und Justizministerin des westafrikanischen Landes Ghana Bob Mould (* 1960), US amerikanischer Sänger, Songwriter und Gitarrist Jeremy Mould (* 1949) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • mould|y — «MOHL dee», adjective, mould|i|er, mould|i|est. Especially British. moldy …   Useful english dictionary

  • mould — [ mould ] the British spelling of mold1 …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • mould — chiefly British English spelling of MOLD (Cf. mold) in various senses. Related: Moulded; moulding …   Etymology dictionary

  • mould — (Brit.) məʊld n. pattern or form for giving a particular shape; something that has been molded; nature, character; decorative edging, patterned rim; fungal growth (also mold) v. fashion, shape; shape or form in a mold; become moldy, mildew;… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mould — There are three separate words spelt this way in BrE: a hollow container for making a shape, a fungous growth, and loose friable earth. All three have corresponding verbs. In AmE the spelling in all meanings is mold …   Modern English usage

  • mould — [mōld] n., vt., vi. chiefly Brit. sp. of MOLD1, MOLD2, MOLD3 mouldy adj. mouldier, mouldiest …   English World dictionary


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