- She molded custom to her own will .
- His cold character was molded by hardship .
- He is cast in his father's mold .
- This will reduce and equalize mold temperatures .
- The gap would be mold of the member .
- container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens
- sculpture produced by molding
同义词：mould, molding, moulding, modeling, clay sculpture
- a distinctive nature, character, or type; "a leader in the mold of her predecessors"
- a dish or dessert that is formed in or on a mold; "a lobster mold"; "a gelatin dessert made in a mold"
- a fungus that produces a superficial growth on various kinds of damp or decaying organic matter
- the process of becoming mildewed
- the distinctive form in which a thing is made; "pottery of this cast was found throughout the region"
同义词：cast, mould, stamp
- loose soil rich in organic matter
- become moldy; spoil due to humidity; "The furniture molded in the old house"
- shape or influence; give direction to; "experience often determines ability"; "mold public opinion"
同义词：determine, shape, influence, regulate
- fit tightly, follow the contours of; "The dress molds her beautiful figure"
- 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"
同义词：shape, form, work, mould, forge
- form by pouring (e.g., wax or hot metal) into a cast or mold; "cast a bronze sculpture"
- form in clay, wax, etc; "model a head with clay"
The colloquial term mold (or mould; see spelling differences) is applied to a large and taxonomically diverse number of fungal species where their growth results in a moldy appearance of objects, especially food. The objects become discolored by a layer of fungal growth.