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

See also: formed

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

Encyclopedia: Mould, John