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mould·ing

 (mōl′dĭng)
n. Chiefly British
Variant of molding.

moulding

(ˈməʊldɪŋ) or

molding

n
1. (Architecture) architect
a. a shaped outline, esp one used on cornices, etc
b. a shaped strip made of wood, stone, etc
2. something moulded
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.moulding - a decorative strip used for ornamentation or finishingmoulding - 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
2.moulding - a decorative recessed or relieved surface on an edgemoulding - 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
3.moulding - sculpture produced by moldingmoulding - sculpture produced by molding  
sculpture - a three-dimensional work of plastic art
4.moulding - a preliminary sculpture in wax or clay from which a finished work can be copiedmoulding - 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

moulding

molding (US) [ˈməʊldɪŋ] N
1. (Archit) → moldura f
2. (= process) → moldeado m
3. (= cast) → vaciado m
4. (fig) → amoldamiento m, formación f

moulding

[ˈməʊldɪŋ] molding (US) nmoulure f

moulding

, (US) molding
n
(= act)Formen nt; (of metals)Gießen nt
(= cast)Abdruck m; (of metal)(Ab)guss m; (= ceiling moulding)Deckenfries mor -stuck m
(fig)Formen nt

moulding

molding (Am) [ˈməʊldɪŋ] n (Archit) → modanatura
References in classic literature ?
Raphael's face was found boldly executed on the underside of the moulding board, and Bacchus on the head of a beer barrel.
What intolerable dulness to sit listening to the ticking of the clock; and watching Miss Murdstone's little shiny steel beads as she strung them; and wondering whether she would ever be married, and if so, to what sort of unhappy man; and counting the divisions in the moulding of the chimney-piece; and wandering away, with my eyes, to the ceiling, among the curls and corkscrews in the paper on the wall!
Then she took some butter (not too much) on a knife and spread it on the loaf, in an apothecary kind of way, as if she were making a plaister - using both sides of the knife with a slapping dexterity, and trimming and moulding the butter off round the crust.
The entrance to this ancient place of devotion was under a very low round arch, ornamented by several courses of that zig-zag moulding, resembling shark's teeth, which appears so often in the more ancient Saxon architecture.
If a wretched man has a vice, it shows itself in the lines of his mouth, the droop of his eyelids, the moulding of his hands even.