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mould

1 (US), mold
1. a shaped cavity used to give a definite form to fluid or plastic material
2. something shaped in or made on a mould

mould

2 (US), mold
1. a coating or discoloration caused by various saprotrophic fungi that develop in a damp atmosphere on the surface of stored food, fabrics, wallpaper, etc.
2. any of the fungi that causes this growth

mould

(US), mold
loose soil, esp when rich in organic matter
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mold, mould

mold for finishing concrete
1. A concave and/or convex form from which castings or pressings are replicated.
2. A template or pattern. 3. Same as molding.

mould, moulding

British variants of mold, molding.
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