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English noun: moulding

1. moulding (artifact) a decorative strip used for ornamentation or finishing


Broader (hypernym)decoration, ornament, ornamentation

Narrower (hyponym)annulet, architrave, astragal, bandelet, bandelette, bandlet, baseboard, bead, beading, beadwork, cavetto, conge, congee, cornice, cyma, cymatium, egg-and-anchor, egg-and-dart, egg-and-tongue, gorgerin, mopboard, necking, ovolo, quarter round, quirk molding, quirk moulding, rib, skirting board, square and rabbet, subbase, surbase, thumb, tore, torus

2. moulding (artifact) a decorative recessed or relieved surface on an edge

Synonymsborder, molding

Broader (hypernym)edge

Part meronympicture frame

3. moulding (artifact) sculpture produced by molding

Synonymsclay sculpture, modeling, mold, molding, mould

Broader (hypernym)sculpture

4. moulding (act) a preliminary sculpture in wax or clay from which a finished work can be copied

Synonymsmodeling, modelling, molding

Broader (hypernym)carving, sculpture

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