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mŏld, mōld

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Via Middle English and Old French from Latin modulus

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Mold

Plural
Molds

Mold (plural Molds)
  1. A hollow form or matrix for shaping a fluid or plastic substance.W
  2. A frame or model around or on which something is formed or shaped.
  3. Something that is made in or shaped on a mold.
  4. The shape or pattern of a mold.
  5. General shape or form.
    the oval mold of her face
  6. Distinctive character or type.
    a leader in the mold of her predecessors
  7. A fixed or restrictive pattern or form
    His method of scientific investigation broke the mold and led to a new discovery.
  8. (architecture) See molding.
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Infinitive
to Mold

Third person singular
Molds

Simple past
Molded

Past participle
Molded

Present participle
Molding

to Mold (third-person singular simple present Molds, present participle Molding, simple past and past participle Molded)
  1. (transitive) To shape in or on a mold.
  2. (transitive) To form into a particular shape; to give shape to.
    • Job 10:8-9, Old Testament, New International Version:
      Your hands shaped me and made me....Remember that you molded me like clay.
  3. (transitive) To guide or determine the growth or development of; influence; as, a teacher who helps to mold the minds of his students
  4. (transitive) To fit closely by following the contours of.
  5. (transitive) To make a mold of or from (molten metal, for example) before casting.
  6. (transitive) To ornament with moldings.
  7. (intransitive) To be shaped in or as if in a mold.
    These shoes gradually molded to my feet.
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Via Middle English from Old Norse mygla

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Mold

Plural
Molds

Mold (plural Molds)
  1. 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.
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From Old English molde

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Mold

Plural
Molds

Mold (plural Molds)
  1. Loose friable soil, rich in humus and fit for planting.
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mold f. sg.

  1. (agriculture) earth, humus soil, humus layer

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Patrono:Fo-decl-noun-f2-s


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mold f.

  1. dirt, mould, humus, ground, earthde:mold

et:mold el:mold es:mold fa:mold fr:mold io:mold is:mold hu:mold ka:mold ro:mold ru:mold fi:mold vi:mold zh:mold

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