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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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That's all good news for designers, as the material's strong energy absorption capabilities offer enhanced mouldability. As a result, automotive manufacturers now using it to increase vehicle efficiency include BMW and Peugeot.
Particulate reinforced composites are very attractive due to the ease of manufacturing and mouldability. Aluminium particles are reinforced in epoxy resin and are investigated for their dielectric properties with and without coupling agents [24].
Precast concrete has another advantage - its mouldability, which allows designers to copy classical details like keystones and capitals or match the finish of materials like weathered stones.
Each of the panelists was asked to rate the samples on the basis of colour, taste, aroma, texture (mouldability) and overall acceptability using a nine-point hedonic scale (9 = like extremely; 5 = neither like nor dislike; 1 = dislike extremely).