What is mould?

  • (noun): A fungus that produces a superficial growth on various kinds of damp or decaying organic matter.
    Synonyms: mold
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on mould, moulds:

... Simoldes is a Portuguese mould maker company headquartered in Oliveira de Azeméis ... Claimed to be Europe's largest mould maker, Simoldes Group Mould Division supplies plastic injection moulds for the automotive industry ... Simoldes Group Mould Division main customers are worldwide automotive suppliers like Renault, Volvo, BMW, Saab, General Motors, Ford, Peugeot, Mercedes-Benz, Citroën, Volkswagen, SEAT and ...
Sally Returns - Cultural References
... In the same conversation, Bret mentions his mould collection ... He refers to one mould by name, which he pronounces 'Aspergillius Finigus' ... he is just mispronouncing the word 'fungus', or the real mould 'Aspergillus fumigatus' ...
Concrete Slump Test - Procedure
... Tamping procedure Removing cone Height measurement The test is carried out using a mould known as a slump cone or Abrams cone ... At the end of the third stage, concrete is struck off flush to the top of the mould ... The mould is carefully lifted vertically upwards, so as not to disturb the concrete cone ...
Selles-sur-cher (cheese) - Manufacture
... types of cheese, the curd is ladled directly into its mould which contains tiny holes for the whey to run off naturally ... for between 10 and 30 days during which time it dries as the mould forms on its exterior ... encourages the formation of its characteristic mould ...
Madame Tussauds Hong Kong - Wax Figure Making Process
... The next task is to make a clay model of the head and body which is used to create a mould ... Wax cast of the head and hands are made from the mould, and the eyes are inserted ... From the mould, the body is cast in fibreglass, and the head and hands are fitted to the fiberglass body and dressed in clothes that are often donated ...

More definitions of "mould":

  • (noun): Container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens.
    Synonyms: mold, cast
  • (verb): Form in clay, wax, etc.
    Synonyms: model, mold
  • (noun): Loose soil rich in organic matter.
    Synonyms: mold
  • (verb): Form by pouring (e.g., wax or hot metal) into a cast or mold.
    Synonyms: cast, mold

Famous quotes containing the word mould:

    It is our less conscious thoughts and our less conscious actions which mainly mould our lives and the lives of those who spring from us.
    Samuel Butler (1835–1902)

    You don’t merely give over your creativity to making a film—you give over your life! In theatre, by contrast, you live these two rather strange lives simultaneously; you have no option but to confront the mould on last night’s washing-up.
    Daniel Day Lewis (b. 1957)

    The sheer rapture
    that I would take
    to mould a clear
    and frigid statue;
    Hilda Doolittle (1886–1961)