shaped to fit by or as if by altering the contours of a pliable mass (as by work or effort)

a shaped handgrip


the molded steel plates


the wrought silver bracelet

Syn: ↑shaped, ↑wrought
Similar to: ↑formed

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adjective or moulded
Etymology: from past participle of mold (IV), mould
1. : decorated or finished with a molding

molded panel

a. : formed in or on a mold

molded pottery

molded plywood

specifically : blown in a mold

molded glass is usually called blown-molded by most collectors — G.S. & Helen McKearin

— compare blowing 4, pressed glass
b. : determined by or cut to specifications prepared in a mold loft — used of the parts of a ship

molded line

molded keel

molded bodice

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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