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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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Michael Bay, director of all three Transformers films and attraction consultant for the new ride, said: "We broke the mould and have taken it to a new technological level."
In today's Gazette, his family remember the precious time they shared with "the boy who broke the mould".
Grange Hill, the brainchild of Phil Redmond, broke the mould when it was first broadcast in 1978, by attempting to cover "real issues".