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Mold vs. Mole

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Moldnoun

A hollow form or matrix for shaping a fluid or plastic substance.

Molenoun

A pigmented spot on the skin, a naevus, slightly raised, and sometimes hairy.

Moldnoun

A frame or model around or on which something is formed or shaped.

Molenoun

Any of several small, burrowing insectivores of the family Talpidae.

Moldnoun

Something that is made in or shaped on a mold.

Molenoun

Any of the burrowing rodents also called mole rats.

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Moldnoun

The shape or pattern of a mold.

Molenoun

(espionage) An internal spy, a person who involves himself or herself with an enemy organisation, especially an intelligence or governmental organisation, to determine and betray its secrets from within.

Moldnoun

General shape or form.

‘the oval mold of her face’;

Molenoun

A kind of self-propelled excavator used to form underground drains, or to clear underground pipelines

Moldnoun

Distinctive character or type.

‘a leader in the mold of her predecessors’;

Molenoun

A type of underground drain used in farm fields, in which a mole plow creates an unlined channel through clay subsoil.

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Moldnoun

A fixed or restrictive pattern or form.

‘His method of scientific investigation broke the mold and led to a new discovery.’;

Molenoun

A moll, a bitch, a slut.

Moldnoun

(architecture) A group of moldings.

‘the arch mold of a porch or doorway;’; ‘the pier mold of a Gothic pier, meaning the whole profile, section, or combination of parts’;

Molenoun

(nautical) A massive structure, usually of stone, used as a pier, breakwater or junction between places separated by water.

Moldnoun

(anatomy) A fontanelle.

Molenoun

(rare) A haven or harbour, protected with such a breakwater.

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Moldnoun

A natural substance in the form of a woolly or furry growth of tiny fungi that appears when organic material lies for a long time exposed to (usually warm and moist) air.

Molenoun

(historical) An Ancient Roman mausoleum.

Moldnoun

Loose friable soil, rich in humus and fit for planting.

Molenoun

In the International System of Units, the base unit of amount of substance; the amount of substance of a system which contains as many elementary entities (atoms, ions, molecules, etc.) as there are atoms in 0.012 kg of carbon-12. Symbol: mol. The number of atoms is known as Avogadro’s number. from 1897

Moldnoun

Earth, ground.

Molenoun

A hemorrhagic mass of tissue in the uterus caused by a dead ovum.

Moldverb

(transitive) To shape in or on a mold.

Molenoun

One of several spicy sauces typical of the cuisine of Mexico and neighboring Central America, especially the sauce which contains chocolate and which is used in cooking main dishes, not desserts.

Moldverb

(transitive) To form into a particular shape; to give shape to.

Molenoun

A spot; a stain; a mark which discolors or disfigures.

Moldverb

(transitive) To guide or determine the growth or development of; influence

Molenoun

A spot, mark, or small permanent protuberance on the human body; esp., a spot which is dark-colored, from which commonly issue one or more hairs.

Moldverb

(transitive) To fit closely by following the contours of.

Molenoun

A mass of fleshy or other more or less solid matter generated in the uterus.

Moldverb

(transitive) To make a mold of or from (molten metal, for example) before casting.

Molenoun

A mound or massive work formed of masonry or large stones, etc., laid in the sea, often extended either in a right line or an arc of a circle before a port which it serves to defend from the violence of the waves, thus protecting ships in a harbor; also, sometimes, the harbor itself.

Moldverb

(transitive) To ornament with moldings.

Molenoun

Any insectivore of the family Talpidæ. They have minute eyes and ears, soft fur, and very large and strong fore feet.

Moldverb

(intransitive) To be shaped in or as if in a mold.

‘These shoes gradually molded to my feet.’;

Molenoun

A plow of peculiar construction, for forming underground drains.

Moldverb

(transitive) To cause to become moldy; to cause mold to grow upon.

Molenoun

A spy who lives for years an apparently normal life (to establish a cover) before beginning his spying activities.

Moldverb

(intransitive) To become moldy; to be covered or filled, in whole or in part, with a mold.

Molenoun

A quantity of a substance equal to the molecular weight of a substance expressed in grams; a gram molecule; the basic unit of amount of substance adopted under the System International d'Unites; as, he added two moles of sodium chloride to the medium.

Moldverb

To cover with mold or soil.

Moleverb

To form holes in, as a mole; to burrow; to excavate; as, to mole the earth.

Moldnoun

A spot; a blemish; a mole.

Moleverb

To clear of molehills.

Moldnoun

Crumbling, soft, friable earth; esp., earth containing the remains or constituents of organic matter, and suited to the growth of plants; soil.

Molenoun

the molecular weight of a substance expressed in grams; the basic unit of amount of substance adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites

Moldnoun

Earthy material; the matter of which anything is formed; composing substance; material.

‘The etherial mold,Incapable of stain.’; ‘Nature formed me of her softest mold.’;

Molenoun

a spy who works against enemy espionage

Moldnoun

A growth of minute fungi of various kinds, esp. those of the great groups Hyphomycetes, and Physomycetes, forming on damp or decaying organic matter.

Molenoun

spicy sauce often containing chocolate

Moldnoun

The matrix, or cavity, in which anything is shaped, and from which it takes its form; also, the body or mass containing the cavity; as, a sand mold; a jelly mold.

Molenoun

a small congenital pigmented spot on the skin

Moldnoun

That on which, or in accordance with which, anything is modeled or formed; anything which serves to regulate the size, form, etc., as the pattern or templet used by a shipbuilder, carpenter, or mason.

‘The glass of fashion and the mold of form.’;

Molenoun

a protective structure of stone or concrete; extends from shore into the water to prevent a beach from washing away

Moldnoun

Cast; form; shape; character.

‘Crowned with an architrave of antique mold.’;

Molenoun

small velvety-furred burrowing mammal having small eyes and fossorial forefeet

Moldnoun

A group of moldings; as, the arch mold of a porch or doorway; the pier mold of a Gothic pier, meaning the whole profile, section, or combination of parts.

Molenoun

a small burrowing mammal with dark velvety fur, a long muzzle, and very small eyes, feeding mainly on worms, grubs, and other invertebrates.

Moldnoun

A fontanel.

Molenoun

a spy who gradually achieves an important position within the security defences of a country

‘a well-placed mole was feeding them the names of operatives’;

Moldnoun

A frame with a wire cloth bottom, on which the pump is drained to form a sheet, in making paper by hand.

Molenoun

someone within an organization who anonymously betrays confidential information

‘the company is hunting for the mole who revealed details of planned job cuts’;

Moldverb

To cover with mold or soil.

Molenoun

a small, often slightly raised blemish on the skin made dark by a high concentration of melanin

‘a mole on her arm had not been there at the beginning of the summer’;

Moldverb

To cause to become moldy; to cause mold to grow upon.

Molenoun

a large solid structure on a shore serving as a pier, breakwater, or causeway.

Moldverb

To become moldy; to be covered or filled, in whole or in part, with a mold.

Molenoun

a harbour formed or protected by a mole.

Moldverb

To form into a particular shape; to shape; to model; to fashion.

‘He forgeth and moldeth metals.’; ‘Did I request thee, Maker, from my clayTo mold me man?’;

Molenoun

the SI unit of amount of substance, equal to the quantity containing as many elementary units as there are atoms in 0.012 kg of carbon-12.

Moldverb

To ornament by molding or carving the material of; as, a molded window jamb.

Molenoun

an abnormal mass of tissue in the uterus.

Moldverb

To knead; as, to mold dough or bread.

Molenoun

a highly spiced Mexican sauce made chiefly from chilli peppers and chocolate, served with meat.

Moldverb

To form a mold of, as in sand, in which a casting may be made.

Moldnoun

the distinctive form in which a thing is made;

‘pottery of this cast was found throughout the region’;

Moldnoun

container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens

Moldnoun

loose soil rich in organic matter

Moldnoun

the process of becoming mildewed

Moldnoun

a fungus that produces a superficial growth on various kinds of damp or decaying organic matter

Moldnoun

sculpture produced by molding

Moldverb

form in clay, wax, etc;

‘model a head with clay’;

Moldverb

become moldy; spoil due to humidity;

‘The furniture molded in the old house’;

Moldverb

form by pouring (e.g., wax or hot metal) into a cast or mold;

‘cast a bronze sculpture’;

Moldverb

make something, usually for a specific function;

‘She molded the riceballs carefully’; ‘Form cylinders from the dough’; ‘shape a figure’; ‘Work the metal into a sword’;

Moldverb

fit tightly, follow the contours of;

‘The dress molds her beautiful figure’;

Moldverb

shape or influence; give direction to;

‘experience often determines ability’; ‘mold public opinion’;

Moldnoun

a town in north-eastern Wales, administrative centre of Flintshire; population 10,500 (est. 2009).

Mold

A mold (US) or mould (UK, NZ, AU, ZA, IN, CA, IE) is a fungus that grows in the form of multicellular filaments called hyphae. In contrast, fungi that can adopt a single-celled growth habit are called yeasts.

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