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Adjective: molded  mówl-did
Usage: N. Amer (elsewhere: moulded)
  1. Shaped to fit by or as if by altering the contours of a pliable mass (as by work or effort)
    "the molded steel plates";
    - shaped, wrought, moulded [Brit, Cdn]
Verb: mold  mówld
Usage: N. Amer (elsewhere: mould)
  1. (art) form in clay, wax, etc
    "mold a head with clay";
    - model, mould [Brit, Cdn]
  2. Become moldy; spoil due to humidity
    "The furniture molded in the old house";
    - mildew, mould [Brit, Cdn]
  3. Form by pouring (e.g., wax or hot metal) into a cast or mold
    "mold a bronze sculpture";
    - cast, mould [Brit, Cdn]
  4. Make something, usually for a specific function
    "She molded the rice balls carefully";
    - shape, form, work, mould [Brit, Cdn], forge
  5. Fit tightly, follow the contours of
    "the dress molds to her beautiful figure";
    - mould [Brit, Cdn]
  6. Give direction to; be an influence on
    "mold public opinion";
    - determine, shape, influence, regulate, mould [Brit, Cdn]

See also: formed

Type of: adhere, cause, change, cleave, cling, cohere, create from raw material, create from raw stuff, do, engender, make, stick

Encyclopedia: Molded

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