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Definition of "molding" []

  • The act or process of molding. (noun)
  • Something that is molded. (noun)
  • An embellishment in strip form, made of wood or other structural material, that is used to decorate or finish a surface, such as the wall of a room or building or the surface of a door or piece of furniture. Also called mold1. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "molding" in a sentence
  • "Â Not all doors are built this way, some will have one piece of glass that covers the entire window opening and instead of having wooden dividers between each section, the molding is applied over the glass."
  • "Taylorism was across the bow a huge factor in molding the Unions of the automotive industry and similar, as a reaction to the disempowerment of the qualified worker it brings with."
  • "A collection of book shelves and coffee tables/bed tables born thanks to the expert use of the iron by Antonino Sciortino whose ability in molding, since a long time, creates pieces of furniture as beautiful as sculptures and functional as furniture objects."