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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 ?
This metal, in fact, is the most tenacious, the most ductile, and the most malleable, and consequently suitable for all moulding operations; and when smelted with pit coal, is of superior quality for all engineering works requiring great resisting power, such as cannon, steam boilers, hydraulic presses, and the like.
Her brow was clear and ample, her blue eyes cloudless, and her lips and the moulding of her face so expressive of sensibility and sweetness that none could behold her without looking on her as of a distinct species, a being heaven-sent, and bearing a celestial stamp in all her features.
Their colours were gray, black, dark green, with a narrow strip of yellow moulding defining their sheer, or with a row of painted ports decking in warlike decoration their robust flanks of cargo-carriers that would know no triumph but of speed in carrying a burden, no glory other than of a long service, no victory but that of an endless, obscure contest with the sea.