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Meaning of mold

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: the distinctive form in which a thing is made; "pottery of
           this cast was found throughout the region" [syn: {cast},
           {mold}, {mould}, {stamp}]
      2: container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape
         when it hardens [syn: {mold}, {mould}, {cast}]
      3: loose soil rich in organic matter [syn: {mold}, {mould}]
      4: the process of becoming mildewed [syn: {mildew}, {mold},
      5: a fungus that produces a superficial growth on various kinds
         of damp or decaying organic matter [syn: {mold}, {mould}]
      6: a dish or dessert that is formed in or on a mold; "a lobster
         mold"; "a gelatin dessert made in a mold" [syn: {mold},
      7: a distinctive nature, character, or type; "a leader in the
         mold of her predecessors" [syn: {mold}, {mould}]
      8: sculpture produced by molding [syn: {mold}, {mould},
         {molding}, {moulding}, {modeling}, {clay sculpture}]
      v 1: form in clay, wax, etc; "model a head with clay" [syn:
           {model}, {mold}, {mould}]
      2: become moldy; spoil due to humidity; "The furniture molded in
         the old house" [syn: {mold}, {mildew}]
      3: form by pouring (e.g., wax or hot metal) into a cast or mold;
         "cast a bronze sculpture" [syn: {cast}, {mold}, {mould}]
      4: make something, usually for a specific function; "She molded
         the rice balls carefully"; "Form cylinders from the dough";
         "shape a figure"; "Work the metal into a sword" [syn:
         {shape}, {form}, {work}, {mold}, {mould}, {forge}]
      5: fit tightly, follow the contours of; "The dress molds her
         beautiful figure"
      6: shape or influence; give direction to; "experience often
         determines ability"; "mold public opinion" [syn: {determine},
         {shape}, {mold}, {influence}, {regulate}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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