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molding definition


This page has 9 definitions of molding in English and Norwegian Nynorsk. Molding is a verb and noun. Also define these 0 related words and terms: .

English molding definition

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From Middle English moldyng; equivalent to mold +‎ -ing.




  1. present participle and gerund of mold


molding (countable and uncountable, plural moldings) (American spelling)

  1. The act or process of shaping in or on a mold, or of making molds; the art or occupation of a molder.
  2. Anything cast in a mold, or which appears to be so, as grooved or ornamental bars of wood or metal.
  3. (architecture) A plane, or curved, narrow surface, either sunk or projecting, used for decoration by means of the lights and shades upon its surface and to conceal joints, especially between unlike materials.
  4. (woodwork) A planing machine for making moldings.
  5. (founding) A machine to assist in making molds for castings.
  6. (milling) A mill for shaping timber.
  7. (founding) A kind of sand containing clay, used in making molds.

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Norwegian Nynorsk molding definition


From Molde +‎ -ing.


molding m (definite singular moldingen, indefinite plural moldingar, definite plural moldingane)

  1. a person from Molde, Norway
    Synonym: moldensar