Definitions of mould

  1. To become, or cause to become, moldy.
  2. To cover with mold or soil.
  3. To cause to become moldy; to cause mold to grow upon.
  4. To form into a particular shape; to shape; to model; to fashion.
  5. To ornament by molding or carving the material of; as, a molded window jamb.
  6. To knead; as, to mold dough or bread.
  7. To cover with a damp growth; to fashion or form into a particular shape.
  8. To cover with mould or soil: to cause to become mouldy.
  9. To form in a mould: to knead, as dough.
  10. To form in a mold.
  11. To cover with mold.
  12. To become moldy; to be covered or filled, in whole or in part, with a mold.
  13. To become covered with a tiny growth caused by dampness. Also, mold.
  14. To become mouldy.
  15. 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"
  16. form in clay, wax, etc; " model a head with clay"
  17. Crumbling, soft, friable earth; esp., earth containing the remains or constituents of organic matter, and suited to the growth of plants; soil.
  18. Earthy material; the matter of which anything is formed; composing substance; material.
  19. See MOLD, etc.
  20. To cause to contract mould; to cover with mould.
  21. To form into a particular shape; to shape; to fashion; to model; to knead.
  22. To cause to contract mould; to become mouldy.
  23. To form into a particular shape; to fashion; to knead.
  24. Alt. of Mouldy
  25. a fungus that produces a superficial growth on various kinds of damp or decaying organic matter
  26. loose soil rich in organic matter
  27. A growth of minute fungi of various kinds, esp. those of the great groups Hyphomycetes, and Physomycetes, forming on damp or decaying organic matter.
  28. The matrix, or cavity, in which anything is shaped, and from which it takes its form; also, the body or mass containing the cavity; as, a sand mold; a jelly mold.
  29. That on which, or in accordance with which, anything is modeled or formed; anything which serves to regulate the size, form, etc., as the pattern or templet used by a shipbuilder, carpenter, or mason.
  30. Cast; form; shape; character.
  31. A group of moldings; as, the arch mold of a porch or doorway; the pier mold of a Gothic pier, meaning the whole profile, section, or combination of parts.
  32. A frame with a wire cloth bottom, on which the pump is drained to form a sheet, in making paper by hand.
  33. A fine, soft, rich soil; a discoloration or growth caused by dampness; a cavity or vessel in which anything is shaped.
  34. Dust: soil rich in decayed matter: the matter of which anything is composed: a minute fungus which grows on bodies in a damp atmosphere, so named from often growing on mould.
  35. A hollow form in which anything is cast: a pattern: the form received from a mould: character.
  36. MOULDER.
  37. A form for shaping anything plastic; a model character.
  38. Rich earth; constituent material.
  39. Any fungous growth on food, clothing, etc.
  40. Fine soft earth, or earth easily pulverized, such as constitutes soil, and is rich in decayed vegetable or animal matter; substance of which anything is composed; a minute vegetable growth on decaying vegetable or animal matter.
  41. The matrix in which anything is cast and receives its form; pattern; cast; form; stamp.
  42. Fine soft earth such as constitutes soil; friable earth; garden- soil; matter of which anything is formed.
  43. The thread- like fungi or down- like substance which forms on bodies, particularly when exposed to warm or damp air, and which prey upon them and destroy their valuable properties.
  44. That in which anything is cast and receives its form; the matrix; a shape for confectionery; the cast or form given.