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mould

noun, transitive verb

  • (British English) mold1
    Example sentences
    • Casting is a process by which a liquid or molten material is shaped by pouring into a mould that contains the negative impression of a desired model.
    • Then he pours liquid gelatin into the mold and lets it harden.
    • The artificial limb is made inserting the mould into the molten material.
    Example sentences
    • To reduce friction and ensure the timely release of the protective guard, however, each component had to be molded from a different material.
    • At about the time Hanson began making his realistic figures in the 1960s, other artists were also making life-sized figures molded from actual people.
    • I think it was a bowl and I was abusing it, using it outside on the front steps to mold snow sculptures.
    Example sentences
    • And, under the microscope, that food just became mold, fungi, and yeast fairly quickly.
    • Excess humidity inside your home also promotes the growth of mold, fungi and bacteria.
    • One can preserve food quite well simply by reducing the moisture content, but more importantly mold growth is highly dependent on how contaminated the food is with mold or fungus spores to begin with.

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