Mould

  • 21 mould — [məʊld] noun I 1) [U] a green, blue, or white substance that grows on food that is not kept fresh or on other things that are not kept clean and dry 2) [C] a container into which you pour a liquid that then becomes solid in the shape of the… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 22 mould — 1. n. & v. (US mold) n. 1 a hollow container into which molten metal etc. is poured or soft material is pressed to harden into a required shape. 2 a a metal or earthenware vessel used to give shape to puddings etc. b a pudding etc. made in this… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 23 Mould — Mold Mold, Mould Mould, n. [OE. molde, AS. molde; akin to D. mul, G. mull, mulm, OHG. molt, molta, Icel. mold, Dan. muld, Sw. mull, Goth. mulda, and E. meal flour. See {Meal}, and cf. {Mole} an animal, {Mull}, v.] [The prevalent spelling is,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 24 Mould — This interesting and unusual name has two possible derivations, the first and most likely being from the medieval English female personal name Mahalt, Malt, Mauld , or Maud , variants of the Norman given name Mathilde introduced into England… …

    Surnames reference

  • 25 mould — English has three words mould. By some way the oldest is ‘earth, soil’ [OE], which comes ultimately from the Indo European base *mel , *mol , *ml ‘grind’ (source also of English meal ‘flour’, mill, etc). Moulder [16] may be derived from it. Mould …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 26 mould — 1. noun 1) a clay mould Syn: cast, die, form, matrix, shape, template, pattern, frame 2) an actress in the traditional Hollywood mould Syn: pattern, form, type …

    Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • 27 mould — English has three words mould. By some way the oldest is ‘earth, soil’ [OE], which comes ultimately from the Indo European base *mel , *mol , *ml ‘grind’ (source also of English meal ‘flour’, mill, etc). Moulder [16] may be derived from it. Mould …

    Word origins

  • 28 Mould — Mold Mold, Mould Mould, n. [From the p. p. of OE. moulen to become moldy, to rot, prob. fr. Icel. mygla to grow musty, mugga mugginess; cf. Sw. m[ o]gla to grow moldy. See {Muggy}, and cf. {Moldy}.] (Bot.) A growth of minute fungi of various… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 29 Mould — Mold Mold, Mould Mould, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Molded} or {Moulded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Molding} or {Moulding}.] To cover with mold or soil. [R.] [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 30 Mould — Mold Mold, Mould Mould, v. t. To cause to become moldy; to cause mold to grow upon. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 31 Mould — Mold Mold, Mould Mould, v. i. To become moldy; to be covered or filled, in whole or in part, with a mold. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 32 Mould — Mold Mold, Mould Mould, n. [OE. molde, OF. mole, F. moule, fr. L. modulus. See {Model}.] [For spelling, see 2d {Mold}, above.] 1. The matrix, or cavity, in which anything is shaped, and from which it takes its form; also, the body or mass… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 33 Mould — Mold Mold, Mould Mould, v. t. [Cf. F. mouler, OF. moler, moller. See {Mold} the matrix.] 1. To form into a particular shape; to shape; to model; to fashion. [1913 Webster] He forgeth and moldeth metals. Sir M. Hale. [1913 Webster] Did I request… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 34 mould — SYN: mold. * * * mould, moulding, mouldy chiefly Brit var of MOLD, MOLDING, MOLDY * * * n. any multicellular filamentous fungus that commonly forms a rough furry coating on decaying matter. * * * (mōld) mold …

    Medical dictionary

  • 35 mould — Отливная форма (Mould)     Форма для отливки шрифтовых Литер и пробельного материала. Применялась в основном для отливки ручного шрифта [металлический шрифт для ручного набора]. Первая отливная форма была изобретена в Германии в середине XV в.… …

    Шрифтовая терминология

  • 36 mould — I. n. 1. Loam. 2. Material, composing substance, matter. 3. Mustiness, mildew, mouldiness, mucor, blight, smut. 4. Iron mould, iron rust, rust. 5. Matrix, matrice. 6. Form, shape, cast, fashion, character. 7. Pattern …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 37 mould — puvenos statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Labai susiskaidžiusių (perpuvusių) dirvožemio organinių medžiagų visuma. Kaupiasi viršutiniuose dirvožemio sluoksniuose, nuspalvina juos pilkai, juodai arba rudai. Susidaro iš augalų,… …

    Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • 38 mould — puvenos statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Supuvusių daiktų, organizmų liekanos. atitikmenys: angl. mould; muck vok. Fäulnis, f rus. перегной, m …

    Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • 39 mould — pelėsiai statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Pūkuotos, aksomiškos apnašos ant maisto produktų, pašarų, augalų (retai gyvūnų) ir kt. organinių substratų. Supelijęs maistas, pašaras gali sukelti žmonių ir gyvūnų toksikozes.… …

    Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • 40 mould — chiefly British variant of mold …

    New Collegiate Dictionary


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