Definition of molding
1 : an object produced by molding
2a : a decorative recessed or relieved surfaceb : a decorative plane or curved strip used for ornamentation or finishing
Examples of molding in a Sentence
The house has beautiful moldings around its doors and windows.
First Known Use of molding
MOLDING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of molding for English Language Learners
: a strip of material (such as wood or metal) with some design or pattern that is used as a decoration on a wall, on the edge of a table, etc.
MOLDING Defined for Kids
Definition of molding for Students
: a strip of material having a design and used as a decoration (as on a wall or the edge of a table)
Medical Definition of molding
: an act or process of molding; specifically : the shaping of the fetal head to allow it to pass through the birth canal during childbirth
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