premold

verb
pre·​mold | \ ˌprē-ˈmōld How to pronounce premold (audio) \
variants: or pre-mold
premolded or pre-molded; premolding or pre-molding

Definition of premold

transitive verb

: to mold (something) in advance : to give shape to (something) before using or fitting premold a part

First Known Use of premold

1912, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of premold was in 1912

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“Premold.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/premold. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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