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mold1

mold1

pronunciation:
mold
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a hollow form used to give a particular shape to a soft or liquid substance that is poured into it. The material becomes hard and takes the shape of the mold.
The workers poured cement into a mold for the curb.
similar words:
pan
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: molded, molding, molds
definition 1: to work into a certain shape or form.
She molded the clay into a human head.
synonyms:
fashion, model, shape
similar words:
cast, form, knead, work
definition 2: to influence the growth or character of.
His father's ideas molded him.
synonyms:
determine, form, influence, shape
similar words:
affect, decide, guide
derivations: moldable (adj.), moldability (n.)
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