There are 3 main translations of mold in Spanish:

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mold 1

also: (British English) mould
American English: /moʊld/
British English: /məʊld/

noun

  • 1 countable (hollow vessel) ring mold
    molde de savarín or de corona
    to break the mold they aim to break the two-party mold of the country's politics
    quieren romper moldes y acabar con el bipartidismo imperante en la política del país
    they broke the mold when they made him
    después de hacerlo a él rompieron el molde
  • 2 countable (type) (no plural) to be cast o set in the same/a different mold
    estar cortado por el mismo/por distinto patrón
    a hero in the traditional/Superman mold
    un héroe de corte tradicional/al estilo de Supermán
    a President in the Truman mold
    un presidente al estilo de Truman
    a woman of her mold
    una mujer de su estilo or temple
    Example sentences
    • What was a masterful, elegiac character study in the mould of Le Carré's classic A Perfect Spy becomes an angry disquisition on contemporary geopolitics.
    • The switch to the West Coast offense doesn't mean the team will become a pass-first team in the mold of the old 49ers.
    • Wilson crafts this social satire in the mould of Thackeray or Trollope, crisscrossing class barriers with fluid facility.
  • 3 countable or uncountable (dish)
    Example sentences
    • There are the usual Jello molds, spinach dips and salads, green nacho chips, and pickle displays.
    • This is the cookbook I do half my baking out of, and all of my jello molds.
    • The book had no pictures, except on the cover, which showed a large roast of lamb, fish baked in white sauce accompanied by boiled carrots, and a mould of bright red gelatin.

transitive verb

  • 1.1
    (steel/plastic)
    (character/attitudes)
    she molded the figure out of o from clay
    modeló la figura en arcilla
    she molded the clay into shapes
    con la arcilla hizo or modeló unas figuras
    the leather should mold itself to the foot
    el cuero debe amoldarse al pie
    1.2
    also: molded past participle
    (plastic/rubber)
    Example sentences
    • The first and largest bedroom, overlooking the rear garden, is a well proportioned double with polished timber floorboards and moulded ceiling cornices.
    • The final room on this level is another double bedroom with a black marble fireplace, corner wash-hand basin and moulded ceiling cornice.
    • The former NatWest bank in the High Street was built in 1838 and boasts high - moulded ceilings and Gothic columns.
    Example sentences
    • The paper is then moulded into the shape of clay sculptures that Stephen and David have designed, and attached to the sculptures to protect them from damage.
    • Tops creates moulded glass sculptures using kiln casting, inspired by everyday items such as taps and bolts, with part of the sculpture in the original metal, and the rest in glass.
    • Raw materials used for CCM discs are made up of carbon fiber, phenol resin and silicon; the fibers and resin are molded in the geometric shape of the braking band.

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mold 2 also: (British English) mould
American English: /moʊld/
British English: /məʊld/

noun

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There are 3 main translations of mold in Spanish:

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mold 3 also: (British English) mould
American English: /moʊld/
British English: /məʊld/

noun

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