Meaning of MOLDING in English
/mohl"ding/ , n.
1. the act or process of molding.
2. something molded.
3. a strip of contoured wood or other material placed just below the juncture of a wall and a ceiling.
4. Archit. , Furniture.
a. any of various long, narrow, ornamental surfaces that are either continuous or discontinuous, with uniform cross sections for the full length and a strikingly modeled profile that casts strong shadows: used on frames, tables, etc., and certain architectural members, as cornices, stringcourses, or bases.
b. a strip of wood, stone, etc., having such a surface.
[ 1300-50; ME; see MOLD 1 , -ING 1 ]
Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary. Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House . 2012