"molded" in the verb sense
1. model, mold, mould
form in clay, wax, etc
"model a head with clay"
2. mold, mildew
become moldy spoil due to humidity
"The furniture molded in the old house"
3. cast, mold, mould
form by pouring (e.g., wax or hot metal) into a cast or mold
"cast a bronze sculpture"
4. shape, form, work, mold, mould, forge
make something, usually for a specific function
"She molded the rice balls carefully"
"Form cylinders from the dough"
"shape a figure"
"Work the metal into a sword"
fit tightly, follow the contours of
"The dress molds her beautiful figure"
6. determine, shape, mold, influence, regulate
shape or influence give direction to
"experience often determines ability"
"mold public opinion"
"molded" in the adjective sense
1. shaped, molded, wrought
shaped to fit by or as if by altering the contours of a pliable mass (as by work or effort
"a shaped handgrip"
"the molded steel plates"
"the wrought silver bracelet"
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