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mold

 [mōld]
any of a group of parasitic and saprobic fungi causing a cottony growth on organic substances; also, the deposit of growth produced by such fungi.

mold

(mōld),
1. A filamentous fungus, generally appearing as a circular colony that may be cottony, wooly, or glabrous, but with filaments that are not organized into large fruiting bodies, such as mushrooms.
2. A shaped receptacle into which wax is pressed or fluid plaster is poured in making a cast.
3. To shape a mass of plastic material according to a definite pattern.
4. To change in shape; denoting especially the adaptation of the fetal head to the pelvic canal.
5. The term used to specify the shape of an artificial tooth (or teeth).
Synonym(s): mould
A descriptor for a smooth contour of the small intestinal mucosa with loss of mucosal folds, typical of radiocontrast studies in gluten-sensitive enteropathy (coeliac disease)

mold

Vox populi A form that provides shape for a gel or substance–eg, a resin set in a particular shape

mold

(mōld)
1. A filamentous fungus, generally a circular colony that may be cottony, wooly, or glabrous, but with filaments not organized into large fruiting bodies, such as mushrooms.
2. A shaped receptacle into which wax is pressed or fluid plaster is poured in making a cast.
3. To shape a mass of plastic material according to a definite pattern.
4. To change in shape; denoting especially the adaptation of the fetal head to the pelvic canal.
5. The term used to specify the shape of an artificial tooth (or teeth).

mold

(mōld)
1. A shaped receptacle into which wax is pressed or fluid plaster is poured in making a cast.
2. To shape a mass of plastic material according to a definite pattern.
3. The term used to specify the shape of an artificial tooth (or teeth).
Synonym(s): mould.
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"We are excited to once again expand our offering of high-quality orthotics with the addition of Archmolds[TM] heat moldable insoles.
Among the cited benefits of these materials are that because they are moldable, there can be light-weight part designs created; conventional thermoplastic molding and forming equipment can be used; the conductive materials are present throughout the part and therefore won't wear away as can happen if, say, antistatic coatings are used.
Tyvek[R] FlexWrap[TM] is moldable, easy to install and conforms to fit most any window.
By "rounding" junctions to the proper radii, fillets prevent cracks, tears and shrinkage at re-entry angles; make corners more moldable for manufacturing; and reduce stress concentrations in the casting when in service.
They face the challenging task of finding a rigid but moldable, lighweight, tough, reflective material that poses virtually no barrier to high-speed electrons on their way to the next detector in line.
This bushing is shielded from the motor by a cushioning material such as rubber, a damping material, or other elastic, moldable material which is injection molded into the structure during assembly.
As an alternative to conventional metals, the tough, injection moldable Radel PPSU resin enabled the company to affordably develop lightweight grips with more ergonomic contours and surface textures, and to offer grips in a wider selection of colors.
Pittsfield, MA, May 04, 2013 --(PR.com)-- In addition, two products - Dow Corning[R] MS-1002 and MS-1003 Moldable Silicones - beat 15 competitors to win Best Product in LIGHTFAIR's Non-Luminous Components and Specialty Hardware category.
EquivaBone is the first osteoinductive and osteoconductive product that is moldable, injectable and sets hard once implanted.
Two companies claim to have achieved a long-sought goal by launching vinyl alcohol-based thermoplastics that are injection moldable and extrudable while retaining the water solubility and biodegradability of polyvinyl alcohol (PVOH).