mould [British spelling] or mold [American spelling]

mould [British spelling] or mold [American spelling]
   A hollow form for shaping (casting) a fluid or plastic medium, such as clay, plaster, plastic, or molten metal. In papermaking, the lower screen that holds the pulp (the upper frame is a deckle). Also see investment, laid paper, lost-wax casting, molding, and wove paper.

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