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MOLDING

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does molding mean? 

MOLDING (noun)
  The noun MOLDING has 5 senses:

1. the act of creating something by casting it in a mold
2. a decorative strip used for ornamentation or finishing
3. a decorative recessed or relieved surface on an edge
4. sculpture produced by molding
5. a preliminary sculpture in wax or clay from which a finished work can be copied

  Familiarity information: MOLDING used as a noun is common.


 Dictionary entry details 


MOLDING (noun)


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Meaning:

The act of creating something by casting it in a mold

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

molding; casting

Hypernyms ("molding" is a kind of...):

creating from raw materials (the act of creating something that is different from the materials that went into it)


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Meaning:

A decorative strip used for ornamentation or finishing

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

moulding; molding

Hypernyms ("molding" is a kind of...):

decoration; ornament; ornamentation (something used to beautify)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "molding"):

surbase (the molding or border above the base of a structure (a pedestal or podium or wall))

subbase (the lowest molding of an architectural base or of a baseboard)

rib (a projecting molding on the underside of a vault or ceiling; may be ornamental or structural)

quirk molding; quirk moulding (a molding having a small groove in it)

ovolo; quarter round; thumb (a convex molding having a cross section in the form of a quarter of a circle or of an ellipse)

gorgerin; necking (the molding at the top of a column)

egg-and-anchor; egg-and-dart; egg-and-tongue (a decorative molding; a series of egg-shaped figures alternating with another shape)

cyma; cymatium ((architecture) a molding for a cornice; in profile it is shaped like and S (partly concave and partly convex))

cornice (a molding at the corner between the ceiling and the top of a wall)

conge (a concave molding)

cavetto (a concave molding shaped like a quarter circle in cross section)

astragal; bead; beading; beadwork (a beaded molding for edging or decorating furniture)

baseboard; mopboard; skirting board (a molding covering the joint formed by a wall and the floor)

architrave (the molding around a door or window)

annulet; bandelet; bandelette; bandlet; square and rabbet (molding in the form of a ring; at top of a column)

tore; torus (commonly the lowest molding at the base of a column)


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Meaning:

A decorative recessed or relieved surface on an edge

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

moulding; molding; border

Hypernyms ("molding" is a kind of...):

edge; margin (a strip near the boundary of an object)

Holonyms ("molding" is a part of...):

picture frame (a framework in which a picture is mounted)


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Meaning:

Sculpture produced by molding

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

clay sculpture; modeling; moulding; mould; molding; mold

Hypernyms ("molding" is a kind of...):

sculpture (a three-dimensional work of plastic art)


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Meaning:

A preliminary sculpture in wax or clay from which a finished work can be copied

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

modelling; modeling; moulding; molding

Hypernyms ("molding" is a kind of...):

carving; sculpture (creating figures or designs in three dimensions)


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