molding definition

  • noun:
    • The act or means of molding.
    • a thing that is molded.
    • An embellishment in strip type, made from lumber or any other structural product, which is used to decorate or complete a surface, for instance the wall surface of a-room or building or even the surface of a door or piece of furniture. Also known as mold1.
    • The act or means of shaping in or on a mold, or of earning molds; the art or occupation of a molder.
    • such a thing cast in a mold, or which appears to be therefore, as grooved or decorative bars of wood or metal.
    • an airplane, or curved, thin area, either sunk or projecting, used for decoration through the lights and tones upon its surface and conceal bones, specially between unlike products.
    • A planing device to make moldings.
    • a device to assist to make molds for castings.
    • A mill for shaping wood.
    • a type of sand containing clay, used in making molds.
    • The act or process of shaping in or on a mold, or of earning molds; the art or occupation of a molder.
    • such a thing cast in a mold, or which seems to be therefore, as grooved or decorative pubs of metal or wood, or sculptures.
    • A plane, or curved, slim area, either sunk or projecting, employed for design in the shape of the lights and colors upon its surface. Moldings vary greatly in pattern, and tend to be used in teams, the various members of each group projecting or retreating, one beyond another. See Cable, n., 3, and Crenelated molding, under Crenelate, v. t.
    • a decorative strip useful for ornamentation or finishing.
    • an initial sculpture in wax or clay where a finished work could be copied.
    • The act of covering with mildew; mold regularly protect the roots of flowers.
    • The process of shaping any synthetic substance into certain kind, as wax into creative figures, or clay into bricks.
    • any such thing cast in a mold, or such a thing formed as though by a mold.
    • In architecture, a member of construction or design so addressed on present kinds of overview or contour in edges or surfaces, whether on projections or in cavities, including on cornices, string-courses, basics, door- or window-jambs, lintels, etc.
    • a decorative strip useful for ornamentation or finishing
    • sculpture from molding
    • the act of creating something by casting it in a mold
    • an initial sculpture in wax or clay from which a finished work could be copied
    • a decorative recessed or relieved area on an advantage
  • adjective:
    • found in making a mold or moldings; used in shaping such a thing relating to a pattern.

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