un·​mold ˌən-ˈmōld How to pronounce unmold (audio)
unmolded; unmolding; unmolds

transitive verb

: to remove from a mold

Examples of unmold in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web To unmold the panna cotta... 1. Joanne Rosa, ABC News, 24 Nov. 2021 Melted butter and hot rice are used to help unmold the grains when complete. Bhg Test Kitchen, Better Homes & Gardens, 29 Nov. 2022 If you’ve been done dirty by a pan with an elaborate design in the past, don’t fret: This piece of nonstick bakeware will unmold beautifully with just the lightest coating of butter or baking spray. Li Goldstein, Bon Appétit, 28 Sep. 2022 Then unmold them according to the manufacturer’s instructions; for me, this means plunging into a glass of hot water for 15-ish seconds. Emma Laperruque, Bon Appétit, 9 Aug. 2022 Remove the cake and center insert from the pan, then run the knife around the center tube and along the bottom to unmold the cake. San Diego Union-Tribune, 23 Feb. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1611, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unmold was in 1611

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Cite this Entry

“Unmold.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unmold. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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