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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.
1. the act or process of shaping into a mold.
2. something molded.
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.
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|Noun||1.||molding - 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 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
cavetto - a concave molding shaped like a quarter circle in cross section
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)
egg-and-anchor, egg-and-dart, egg-and-tongue - a decorative molding; a series of egg-shaped figures alternating with another shape
ovolo, quarter round, thumb - a convex molding having a cross section in the form of a quarter of a circle or of an ellipse
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)
|3.||molding - 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 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 copied|
n. amoldamiento de la cabeza del feto para adaptarla a la forma y tamaño del canal del parto.