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Dictionary definition for: Mold

1. (n) the distinctive form in which a thing is made; "pottery of this cast was found throughout the region"

2. (v) form in clay, wax, etc; "model a head with clay"

3. (n) container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens

4. (v) become moldy; spoil due to humidity; "The furniture molded in the old house"

5. (n) loose soil rich in organic matter

6. (v) form by pouring (e.g., wax or hot metal) into a cast or mold; "cast a bronze sculpture"

7. (n) the process of becoming mildewed

8. (v) make something, usually for a specific function; "She molded the riceballs carefully" "Form cylinders from the dough" "shape a figure" "Work the metal into a sword"

9. (n) a fungus that produces a superficial growth on various kinds of damp or decaying organic matter

10. (v) fit tightly, follow the contours of; "The dress molds her beautiful figure"

11. (n) sculpture produced by molding

12. (v) shape or influence; give direction to; "experience often determines ability" "mold public opinion"

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