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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

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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I read about the Breaking the Mould scheme but I thought I wouldn't be able to do it because of my age and because I'm a woman.
For struggling one-industry towns affected by lumber duties and volatile commodity prices, breaking the mould of being solely hewers of wood and extending themselves through partnerships into the more lucrative markets of making furniture, flooring and trusses may be the way to diversify and strengthen their economies.