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English Dictionary: molding by the DICT Development Group
4 results for molding
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. the act of creating something by casting it in a mold [syn: molding, casting]
  2. a decorative strip used for ornamentation or finishing
    Synonym(s): molding, moulding
  3. a decorative recessed or relieved surface on an edge
    Synonym(s): molding, moulding, border
  4. sculpture produced by molding
    Synonym(s): mold, mould, molding, moulding, modeling, clay sculpture
  5. a preliminary sculpture in wax or clay from which a finished work can be copied
    Synonym(s): modeling, modelling, molding, moulding
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   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.]

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Molding \Mold"ing\, Moulding \Mould"ing\, p.a.
      Used in making a mold or moldings; used in shaping anything
      according to a pattern.
      {Molding, [or] Moulding}, {board}.
      (a) See {Follow board}, under {Follow}, v. t.
      (b) A board on which bread or pastry is kneaded and shaped.
      {Molding, [or] Moulding}, {machine}.
      (a) (Woodworking) A planing machine for making moldings. (
      b ) (Founding) A machine to assist in making molds for
      {Molding, [or] Moulding}, {mill}, a mill for shaping timber.
      {Molding, [or] Moulding}, {sand} (Founding), a kind of sand
            containing clay, used in making molds.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Molding \Mold"ing\, Moulding \Mould"ing\, n.
      1. The act or process of shaping in or on a mold, or of
            making molds; the art or occupation of a molder.
      2. Anything cast in a mold, or which appears to be so, as
            grooved or ornamental bars of wood or metal.
      3. (Arch.) A plane, or curved, narrow surface, either sunk or
            projecting, used for decoration by means of the lights and
            shades upon its surface. Moldings vary greatly in pattern,
            and are generally used in groups, the different members of
            each group projecting or retreating, one beyond another.
            See {Cable}, n., 3, and {Crenelated molding}, under
            {Crenelate}, v. t.
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