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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.