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Definition 1: a preliminary sculpture in wax or clay from which a finished work can be copied - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for molding in the sense of this definition

(molding is a kind of ...) creating figures or designs in three dimensions

Definition 2: the act of creating something by casting it in a mold - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for molding in the sense of this definition

(molding is a kind of ...) the act of creating something that is different from the materials that went into it

Definition 3: a decorative recessed or relieved surface on an edge - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for molding in the sense of this definition

(molding is a kind of ...) the outside limit of an object or area or surface; a place farthest away from the center of something

"the edge of the leaf is wavy" "she sat on the edge of the bed" "the water's edge"

(... is part of molding) a framework in which a picture is mounted

Definition 4: a decorative strip used for ornamentation or finishing - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for molding in the sense of this definition

(molding is a kind of ...) something used to beautify

(... is a kind of molding ) the molding or border above the base of a structure (a pedestal or podium or wall)

(... is a kind of molding ) the lowest molding of an architectural base or of a baseboard

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

(... is a kind of molding ) a molding having a small groove in it

(... is a kind of molding ) a convex molding having a cross section in the form of a quarter of a circle or of an ellipse

(... is a kind of molding ) the molding at the top of a column

(... is a kind of molding ) a decorative molding; a series of egg-shaped figures alternating with another shape

(... is a kind of molding ) molding in the form of a ring; at top of a column

(... is a kind of molding ) (architecture) a molding for a cornice; in profile it is shaped like an S (partly concave and partly convex)

(... is a kind of molding ) a molding at the corner between the ceiling and the top of a wall

(... is a kind of molding ) (architecture) a concave molding

(... is a kind of molding ) a concave molding shaped like a quarter circle in cross section

(... is a kind of molding ) a beaded molding for edging or decorating furniture

(... is a kind of molding ) a molding covering the joint formed by a wall and the floor

(... is a kind of molding ) the molding around a door or window

(... is a kind of molding ) commonly the lowest molding at the base of a column

Definition 5: sculpture produced by molding - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for molding in the sense of this definition

(molding is a kind of ...) a three-dimensional work of plastic art

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