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mould

US [moʊld]
UK [məʊld]
  • n.结晶器;霉;模型;霉菌
  • v.铸;形成;【建筑】用线条(或雕刻)装饰;(使)发霉
  • Web模具;模子;铸模
Plural Form:moulds  Present Participle:moulding  Past Participle:moulded  
MOULD
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n.
1.
[c]
模具;铸模a container that you pour a liquid or soft substance into, which then becomes solid in the same shape as the container, for example when it is cooled or cooked
A clay mould is used for casting bronze statues.
用黏土模具来浇铸青铜塑像。
Pour the chocolate into a heart-shaped mould.
将巧克力倒入心形模子。
They broke the mould when they made you(= there is nobody like you) .
你是世上独一无二的。
2.
[c][ususing]
(独特)类型,个性,风格a particular style showing the characteristics, attitudes or behaviour that are typical of sb/sth
a hero in the ‘Superman’ mould
“超人”式的英雄
He is cast in a different mould from his predecessor.
他和他的前任风格不一样。
She doesn't fit (into) the traditional mould of an academic.
她不像一个传统的学者。
3.
[u][c]
霉;霉菌a fine soft green, grey or black substance like fur that grows on old food or on objects that are left in warm wet air
There's mould on the cheese.
干酪发霉了。
moulds and fungi
霉菌和真菌
mould growth
霉的生长
IDM
break the mould (of sth)
改变…的模式;打破…的模式to change what people expect from a situation, especially by acting in a dramatic and original way
v.
1.
[t]
(用模具)浇铸,塑造to shape a soft substance into a particular form or object by pressing it or by putting it into a mould
First, mould the clay into the desired shape.
首先,将陶土做成需要的形状。
The figure had been moulded in clay.
这座人像是用黏土塑造的。
2.
[t]
对…影响重大;将…塑造成to strongly influence the way sb's character, opinions, etc. develop
The experience had moulded and coloured her whole life.
这次经历影响了她的一生。
He moulded them into a superb team.
他将他们打造成一支非凡的队伍。
3.
[i][t]
~ (sth) to sth
(使)紧贴于,吻合to fit or make sth fit tightly around the shape of sth
The fabric moulds to the body.
这种织物很贴身。

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