Translation of "mould" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

mould

noun UK US mold uk /məʊld/ us /moʊld/
SUBSTANCE 灰綠色成長物

[ 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

黴;黴菌
There was mould on the cheese. 這塊起司發黴了。
SHAPE 形狀

[ 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;鑄模
a cake/jelly mould 蛋糕/果凍模具
TYPE OF PERSON 人格

[ 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,氣質,類型
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. 他是貝克那一類型的球員。
verb UK US mold uk /məʊld/ us /moʊld/

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

用模具製作;塑造;使成形
This plastic is going to be moulded into plates. 這裡的塑膠將被製成碟子。
The children moulded little pots out of/from (= made them by shaping) clay. 孩子用黏土製作小罐。

[ T ] to try to change or influence someone

力圖改變;對…施加影響
He kept trying to mould me into something he wanted me to be. 他總是想把我塑造成他希望的樣子。

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

緊貼身體
She was wearing an extremely tight costume that moulded to/round the contours of her body. 她身穿一套非常緊身的服裝,身體的線條顯露無遺。

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