Mould

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Mould Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens
  • sculpture produced by molding
  • a fungus that produces a superficial growth on various kinds of damp or decaying organic matter
  • loose soil rich in organic matter
  • make something, usually for a specific function; "She molded the riceballs carefully"; "Form cylinders from the dough"; "shape a figure"; "Work the metal into a sword"
  • 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"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • loose soil rich in organic matter ,
  • a fungus that produces a superficial growth on various kinds of damp or decaying organic matter ,
  • sculpture produced by molding ,
  • container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens

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Mould Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


Mould (or mold) is a type of fungus. Mould grows from spores, which float around in the air. There are thousands of different kinds. They are often seen in wet places. Molds include all species of microscopic fungi. In contrast, microscopic fungi that grow as single cells are called yeasts.

Some molds cause disease or food spoilage. Sometimes people use them to make some kinds of cheese and antibiotics. One special kind of mold can be used to make penicillin, a common antibiotic.



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'Mould' example sentence in quotations


* You don't merely give over your creativity to making a film-you give over your life In theatre, by contrast, you live these two rather strange lives simultaneously you have no option but to confront the mould on last night's washing-up. - Daniel Day Lewis


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Mould Sample Sentences in News


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  • Pregnant single mum says mould flat is putting her unborn baby's health at risk
    A heavily pregnant single mum claims she fears for the health of her unborn child after a FOUR-YEAR battle with landlords over her mouldy flat. Read more on this news related to 'Mould'
  • Derelict Health P.E.I. buildings filled with hazards
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