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
Probably frequentative of mold3.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)