from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- intransitive v. To crumble to dust; disintegrate.
- transitive v. To cause to crumble. See Synonyms at decay.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A person who makes molds.
- n. A tool for making molds.
- n. A machine for making molding.
- v. To decay to dust, to disintegrate from rot.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who, or that which, molds or forms into shape; specifically (Founding), one skilled in the art of making molds for castings.
- intransitive v. To crumble into small particles; to turn to dust by natural decay; to lose form, or waste away, by a gradual separation of the component particles, without the presence of water; to crumble away.
- transitive v. To turn to dust; to cause to crumble; to cause to waste away.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To turn to mold or dust by natural decay; waste away by a gradual separation of the component particles, especially without the presence of water; crumble.
- To be diminished; waste away gradually.
- To turn to dust; crumble; waste.
- n. Mold; clay.
- n. One who molds or forms into shape; specifically, one who is employed in making castings in a foundry.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. break down
Well, there was a machine called a molder, and I was a tailboy:
It says something unfortunate about our times that we have a "molder" calling basketball games, and a "searcher" in the White House.
Within a short time I was made permanent "molder" and finally manager of the whole yard.
As for external security, the military continued to molder without significant reform, its pilots unable to fly more than a few dozen hours a year because of fuel shortages, its sailors at sea only one or two days a month, its conscripts terrorized by horrific hazing.
I daresay she is hoping I will cut her off so she can molder in a cottage somewhere writing her books.
The church is a very powerful molder of public opinion, and Mr. Rutland is very impressive.
"Ultimately a genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus."
Ultimately a genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus.
She uses her children every chance she can get, incites violence against the President of the United States, and lets her own state molder with no direction while she is out doing talk shows and campaigning for herself.
Dr. King once said, "A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus."
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