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Pronunciation: [mˈə͡ʊldz] (IPA)

Molds are a type of fungus that are commonly found in damp or moist environments. They come in various colors, shapes and sizes and can thrive on a variety of surfaces, including food, paper, and fabric. There are many synonyms for the word molds, including mildew, fungus, spores, slime, and bacteria. Mildew is a type of mold that grows on damp surfaces, while fungus refers to molds that grow on living and dead plants and animals. Slime is a type of mold that is slimy and slippery to the touch, while bacteria are microscopic organisms that can cause molds to grow. Understanding the different types of molds and their synonyms can help you better identify and manage mold growth in your home or workspace.

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Usage examples for Molds

Their studies in the white owl particularly called general attention to the possibility of such molds occurring as parasites of animals.
"Makers of Modern Medicine"
James J. Walsh
One of the molds, so common on bread, forms at first a white cottony mass of loosely interwoven threads.
"Studies of American Fungi. Mushrooms, Edible, Poisonous, etc."
George Francis Atkinson
The Mansion was still lighted by candles which its mistress herself prepared, molding them in tin molds exactly as had been done by the first lady who had ever ruled there, but for economy's sake as few were burned as possible.
"The Brass Bound Box"
Evelyn Raymond

Famous quotes with Molds

  • Education is that whole system of human training within and without the school house walls, which molds and develops men.
    W. E. B. Du Bois
  • He who is firm in will molds the world to himself.
    Johann Gottlieb Fichte
  • He who molds the public sentiment... makes statutes and decisions possible or impossible to make.
    Abraham Lincoln
  • I was not prepared for the actual process itself; having to go to the shop and having some molds done.
    David Naughton
  • Mind is the Master--power that molds and makes, and Man is Mind, and ever more he takes the Tool of Thought, and shaping what he wills, brings forth a thousand joys, a thousand ills--He thinks in secret and it comes to pass; Environment is but his looking-glass.
    James Allen

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