moulding


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moulding

The changes that the foetal skull—which has a rigid face and base and a mobile cranial vault—undergoes to enable it to exit through the birth canal.

moulding

A process for making a lens in which a hot piece of glass (called a parison or gob) or liquid polymer (for contact lenses) is pressed to a predetermined shape. Frames can also be manufactured by pouring a soft material (plastic or molten metal) into a mould which takes on the desired shape after cooling (or drying). The technique is useful for large volume production. Note: also spelt molding. See spin-cast contact lens; surfacing.
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Her mother's death, the particular enterprise in which her father's little capital had been invested, Martin's peculiar temperament --these had moulded and were moulding Rose Wade.
By some mean, which are not yet clear, he succeeded in wining, under a false name, this official position in the office, which he utilized in order to obtain moulding of various locks, and a thorough knowledge of the position of the strong room and the safes.
It seemed to be of solid stone, without joint or moulding.
Curricle-hung, you see; seat, trunk, sword-case, splashing-board, lamps, silver moulding, all you see complete; the iron-work as good as new, or better.
The credit of the execution is due to Monsieur Oscar Meunier, of Grenoble, who spent some days in doing the moulding.