(v.) Crumbling, soft, friable earth; esp., earth containing the remains or constituents of organic matter, and suited to the growth of plants; soil.
(v.) Earthy material; the matter of which anything is formed; composing substance; material.
(v. t.) To cover with mold or soil.
(n.) A growth of minute fungi of various kinds, esp. those of the great groups Hyphomycetes, and Physomycetes, forming on damp or decaying organic matter.
(v. t.) To cause to become moldy; to cause mold to grow upon.
(v. i.) To become moldy; to be covered or filled, in whole or in part, with a mold.
(n.) The matrix, or cavity, in which anything is shaped, and from which it takes its form; also, the body or mass containing the cavity; as, a sand mold; a jelly mold.
(n.) That on which, or in accordance with which, anything is modeled or formed; anything which serves to regulate the size, form, etc., as the pattern or templet used by a shipbuilder, carpenter, or mason.
(n.) Cast; form; shape; character.
(n.) A group of moldings; as, the arch mold of a porch or doorway; the pier mold of a Gothic pier, meaning the whole profile, section, or combination of parts.
(n.) A fontanel.
(n.) A frame with a wire cloth bottom, on which the pump is drained to form a sheet, in making paper by hand.
(v. t.) To form into a particular shape; to shape; to model; to fashion.
(v. t.) To ornament by molding or carving the material of; as, a molded window jamb.
(v. t.) To knead; as, to mold dough or bread.
(v. t.) To form a mold of, as in sand, in which a casting may be made.
() Alt. of Mouldy
(1) Most intriguing of all is the potential for the mould to "expect" changes in its environment.
(2) The median exposure of total dust was well below the Swedish threshold value, and the exposure of mould and bacteria was also low.
(3) We therefore used two different tRNA genes from the cellular slime mould Dictyostelium discoideum which are efficiently transcribed and processed in vivo in yeast.
(4) A mould which was isolated from a solution of paracetamol was identified as a Penicillium species and was found to possess the ability to utilise a series of substituted acetanilides, including paracetamol (4-hydroxyacetanilide), phenacetin (4-ethoxyacetanilide) and metacetamol (3-hydroxyacetanilide) as sole carbon sources for growth.
(5) Studies of substrate and cosubstrate specificities of mould alpha-glucosidases suggest that the binding site of the active center of mould alpha-glucosidase consits of two subsites--glucone and aglucone ones.
(6) Patients are instructed to wear the mould for 6 months, removing it only to clean or for a change of size.
(7) In all patients except one, specific IgE-antibodies to the respective mould were demonstrated by immunoblotting.
(8) In addition to mesophilic species, xerophilic moulds appear to be common, often developing together with mites.
(9) These antisera were characterized by immunofluorescence and by indirect enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for their reactivity with 44 strains of moulds.
(10) It is recommended to apply cast fillings with a replacement of the occlusive area as quickly after the wax mould as possible because of the diminished gap due to the motion of the teeth.
(11) Agreement between RAST and provocation tests was 79% for the house dust mite Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus, 71.5% for cat and dog epithelium, 70% for the Penicillium mould, 63% for Alternaria, 55% for Hormodendron and Aspergillus and only 53% for house dust.
(12) An isotope dilution technique has been used to analyze the synthesis of metabolically stable nucleic acids during the mitotic cycle in surface plasmodia of the slime mould Physarum polycephalum.
(13) Reactions to moulds were observed in 9% of the patients.
(14) The analyses of more than 200 samples of various foods of plant origin showed that patulin was contained in 36% of the fresh and canned fruits infested with mould, and in 7% of the vegetables.
(15) Other kids were out there playing at whatever; I was off making something blow up and filming it, or making a mould of my sister's head using alginating plaster.
(16) This carnival of camera phones, caressing and even groping (the waxen men do have "moulds" where their private parts would be so that their trousers hang properly, but no, nothing too realistic down there) is the celebrity world were we in control.
(17) A soluble cytochrome was isolated and purified from the slime mould Physarum polycephalum and identified as cytochrome c by room-temperature and low-temperature (77 degrees K) difference spectroscopy.
(18) The use of fibrin as a resorbable biological adhesive permits moulding of HA granules into individually shaped implants.
(19) Under improvement of technology of the cobalt-base-alloy "Gisadent KCM 83", the influence of different mould temperatures to the alloy surface was inquired with help of comparism.
(20) As related to the control lot, the addition of these acid results, in the first two doses, in a decrease and slowing-down of the growth of the mould and the production of its two mycotoxins (patulin and byssochlamic acid).
(superl.) Overgrown with, or containing, mold; as, moldy cheese or bread.
() See Mold, Molder, Moldy, etc.
(1) Lung diseases in farmers attributable to their occupation include (a) farmer's lung, caused by exposure to mouldy hay, (b) the asthma caused by exposure to grain dust and (c) silo-filler's disease.
(2) Before a diagnosis of farmers' lung due to mouldy hay is made in any patient whether or not precipitins to Micropolyspora faeni are present, skin tests for storage mite should be made.
(3) He has left the gas on in the past and accumulates mouldy fruit.
(4) The biggest challenge in today’s society is to smile tightly and explain yet again to your mum that yes, your friend from school married a banker and bought a three-bedroom house in Surrey, but no, you can’t afford to move out of your mouldy flatshare just yet.
(5) The difference in the mean titre was not due to the differences between the study groups in age, sex, smoking habits, atopic background, frequency of handling of plant materials, or time interval from the most recent handling of visibly mouldy hay.
(6) There was no quantitative association between the proportion of bright green-yellow fluorescent, purple or mouldy kernels and the mycotoxin contents of the composite samples.
(7) With the aid of the electron microscope, a number of histopathological changes in the liver of mice caused by mycotoxins from mouldy hay were examined and studied.
(8) Thus, zygomycetes are the main cause of macroscopically apparent mycotic lymphadenitis, a sporadic disease most probably caused by feeding with mouldy food stuffs.
(9) Two patients with allergic alveolitis due to mouldy hay antigens (farmer's lung) were shown to have malabsorption due to coeliac disease.
(10) They lived in crowded, mouldy tents, where guards conducted regular, prison-like searches, and limited their showers to two minutes, before forcing them out.
(11) Histopathology of lungs from animals exposed to mouldy hay demonstrated the presence of alveolar cell infiltrates and early granulomas, that were similar to allergic alveolitis (AA).
(12) The material was usually described as extremely mouldy and the episodes were usually provoked by unusual work tasks such as cleaning grain bins or removing mouldy feed.
(13) He was magnificent as the mouldy old white-haired janitor, master of the mop and bucket, supervising an invisible gathering to hear the very last message for humanity.
(14) The hazards involved through the consumption of individuals to such mouldy bread, is accumulation of possible deleterious effects from both long and short term exposure to these toxic metabolites.
(15) A number of findings testify that the mass occurrence of mucormycosis followed the feeding of mouldy bakery wastes on the basis of acidosis.
(16) Evaluation of biological activity and toxicity of the extractives and the effects of prolonged ingestion of the mouldy seeds by animals suggest that the infected seeds may present high toxin-risk to humans.
(17) Eleven of the patients had farmer's lung and two had been exposed to other mouldy dust.
(18) The presence of precursor compounds for the formation of nitrosamine in the mouldy maize flour and their significance in respect to the etiology of esophageal cancer in high-risk areas have been discussed.
(19) The bread will go mouldy, and I'll come home at night and instead of making a meal for someone who doesn't want it and prefers instant noodles, I can have Ryvita and cheese, and eat apples.
(20) After 30 months in mouldy tents and now in the community where we are not accepted, some of us now have travel papers which give us the freedom to leave.” Facebook Twitter Pinterest A letter signed by refugees on Nauru asking for the New Zealand government to consider them for resettlement.