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mold·ing

 (mōl′dĭng)
n.
1. The act or process of molding.
2. Something that is molded.
3. An embellishment in strip form, made of wood or other structural material, that is used to decorate or finish a surface, such as the wall of a room or building or the surface of a door or piece of furniture. Also called mold1.

molding

(ˈməʊldɪŋ)
n
1. (Architecture) the US spelling of moulding
2. (Art Terms) the US spelling of moulding

mold•ing

(ˈmoʊl dɪŋ)

n.
1. the act or process of shaping into a mold.
2. something molded.
3.
a. a long, narrow ornamental surface with a modeled profile that casts strong shadows: used on furniture, frames, and architectural members, as cornices, stringcourses, or bases.
b. a strip of wood, stone, etc., having such a surface.
c. a strip of contoured wood or other material placed on a wall, as just below the juncture with the ceiling.
[1300–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.molding - the act of creating something by casting it in a moldmolding - the act of creating something by casting it in a mold
creating from raw materials - the act of creating something that is different from the materials that went into it
2.molding - a decorative strip used for ornamentation or finishingmolding - a decorative strip used for ornamentation or finishing
bandelet, bandelette, bandlet, square and rabbet, annulet - molding in the form of a ring; at top of a column
architrave - the molding around a door or window
baseboard, mopboard, skirting board - a molding covering the joint formed by a wall and the floor
astragal, beading, beadwork, bead - a beaded molding for edging or decorating furniture
cavetto - a concave molding shaped like a quarter circle in cross section
conge, congee - (architecture) a concave molding
cornice - a molding at the corner between the ceiling and the top of a wall
cyma, cymatium - (architecture) a molding for a cornice; in profile it is shaped like an S (partly concave and partly convex)
decoration, ornament, ornamentation - something used to beautify
egg-and-anchor, egg-and-dart, egg-and-tongue - a decorative molding; a series of egg-shaped figures alternating with another shape
gorgerin, necking - the molding at the top of a column
ovolo, quarter round, thumb - a convex molding having a cross section in the form of a quarter of a circle or of an ellipse
quirk molding, quirk moulding - a molding having a small groove in it
rib - a projecting molding on the underside of a vault or ceiling; may be ornamental or structural
subbase - the lowest molding of an architectural base or of a baseboard
surbase - the molding or border above the base of a structure (a pedestal or podium or wall)
tore, torus - commonly the lowest molding at the base of a column
3.molding - a decorative recessed or relieved surface on an edgemolding - a decorative recessed or relieved surface on an edge
edge - the outside limit of an object or area or surface; a place farthest away from the center of something; "the edge of the leaf is wavy"; "she sat on the edge of the bed"; "the water's edge"
picture frame - a framework in which a picture is mounted
4.molding - sculpture produced by moldingmolding - sculpture produced by molding  
sculpture - a three-dimensional work of plastic art
5.molding - a preliminary sculpture in wax or clay from which a finished work can be copiedmolding - a preliminary sculpture in wax or clay from which a finished work can be copied
sculpture, carving - creating figures or designs in three dimensions
Translations

mold·ing

n. amoldamiento de la cabeza del feto para adaptarla a la forma y tamaño del canal del parto.
References in classic literature ?
I had never looked upon such perfect features, such a divine molding which was at the same time human--intensely human.
Thrust under the molding were photographs of young men and women, and of picnic groups wherein the young men, with hats rakishly on the backs of their heads, encircled the girls with their arms.
Wrapped in this sweet idea, D'Artagnan waited half an hour without the least impatience, his eyes fixed upon that charming little abode of which he could perceive a part of the ceiling with its gilded moldings, attesting the elegance of the rest of the apartment.
Mordaunt followed the carriage, and when he had watched it drive beneath the sombre arches he went and stationed himself under a wall over which the shadow was extended, and remained motionless, amidst the moldings of Jean Goujon, like a bas-relievo, representing an equestrian statue.
It is vast, and has colonnades of noble pillars, and a great organ, and the customary pomp of gilded moldings, pictures, frescoed ceilings, and so forth.
I could say that the Church of the Annunciation is a wilderness of beautiful columns, of statues, gilded moldings, and pictures almost countless, but that would give no one an entirely perfect idea of the thing, and so where is the use?
Demonstrating three-shot molding in an all-electric press using two of its Universal Multishot portable injection units and MGS rotating platen.
Overall, the fast cure of modern LSRs also allows very short cycle times (less than 20 seconds in some cases), but in order to take full advantage of this capability, the tooling, injection molding machine and part removal system must work together as a highly integrated unit.
a 50-employee 150-ton per month nobake foundry in Talladega, Alabama, had that exact problem when it decided to increase its production levels by installing a new nobake molding line.
Designs and builds prototype and production molds for technical blow molding,
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Applications: Thermoset and rubber molding for automotive, electrical and medical applications