Translation of "mould" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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mouldnoun

UK US mold uk /məʊld/ us /moʊld/

mould noun (SUBSTANCE)

[ U ] a soft, green or grey growth that develops on old food or on objects that have been left for too long in warm, wet air

霉;霉菌
There was mould on the cheese. 这块奶酪发霉了。

mould noun (SHAPE)

[ C ] a hollow container with a particular shape into which soft or liquid substances are poured, so that when the substance becomes hard it takes the shape of the container

模子,模具;铸模
a cake/jelly mould 蛋糕/果冻模子

mould noun (TYPE OF PERSON)

[ S ] If someone is from or in a particular mould, they have the characteristics typical of a certain type of person.

(人的)性格,气质,类型
He's cast in a very different mould from his brother. 他和他弟弟的性格截然不同。
He's a player in the Federer mould. 他是贝克尔那一类型的球员。

mouldverb

UK US mold uk /məʊld/ us /moʊld/

[ T ] to make a soft substance have a particular shape

用模子制作;塑造;使成形
This plastic is going to be moulded into plates. 这些塑料将被制成盘子。
The children moulded little pots out of/from (= made them by shaping) clay. 孩子们用黏土塑成小罐。

[ T ] to try to change or influence someone

力图改变;对…施加影响
He kept trying to mould me into something he wanted me to be. 他总是想把我变成他希望的样子。

[ I usually + adv/prep ] to fit the body very closely

紧贴身体
She was wearing an extremely tight costume that moulded to/round the contours of her body. 她穿着一件非常紧身的衣服,身体的线条显露无遗。

(Translation of “mould” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)