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Mold

Definition

[n] container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens
[n] sculpture produced by molding
[n] a fungus that produces a superficial growth on various kinds of damp or decaying organic matter
[n] the process of becoming mildewed
[n] the distinctive form in which a thing is made; "pottery of this cast was found throughout the region"
[n] loose soil rich in organic matter
[v] become moldy; spoil due to humidity; "The furniture molded in the old house"
[v] shape or influence; give direction to; "experience often determines ability"; "mold public opinion"
[v] 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"
[v] fit tightly, follow the contours of; "The dress molds her beautiful figure"
[v] form by pouring (e.g., wax or hot metal) into a cast or mold; "cast a bronze sculpture"
[v] form in clay, wax, etc; "model a head with clay"

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