Definition of Mold


  • sculpture produced by molding
    - clay sculpture
  • a distinctive nature, character, or type
    "a leader in the mold of her predecessors"
  • a dish or dessert that is formed in or on a mold
    "a lobster mold"
    "a gelatin dessert made in a mold"
  • a fungus that produces a superficial growth on various kinds of damp or decaying organic matter
  • the process of becoming mildewed
  • loose soil rich in organic matter
  • container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens
  • the distinctive form in which a thing is made
    "pottery of this cast was found throughout the region"


  • shape or influence
    give direction to
    "experience often determines ability"
    "mold public opinion"
  • fit tightly, follow the contours of
    "The dress molds her beautiful figure"
  • make something, usually for a specific function
    "She molded the rice balls carefully"
    "Form cylinders from the dough"
    "shape a figure"
    "Work the metal into a sword"
  • form by pouring (e.g., wax or hot metal) into a cast or mold
    "cast a bronze sculpture"
  • become moldy
    spoil due to humidity
    "The furniture molded in the old house"
  • form in clay, wax, etc
    "model a head with clay"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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Unscramble mold

13 unscramble word found using the letters mold.

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