BrE, molder AmE also moulder away verb (I) to decay slowly and gradually: old papers mouldering away in the attic | the discovery of a dead body, mouldering in the woods

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  • moulder — UK [ˈməʊldə(r)] / US [ˈmoʊldər] or moulder away UK / US verb [intransitive] Word forms moulder : present tense I/you/we/they moulder he/she/it moulders present participle mouldering past tense mouldered past participle mouldered Word forms… …   English dictionary

  • Moulder — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Alan Moulder (* 1959), britischer Toningenieur und Musikproduzent Glen Moulder (1917–1994), US amerikanischer Baseballspieler Helen Moulder (* 1947), neuseeländische Schauspielerin Morgan M. Moulder… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • moulder — [mōl′dər] vt., vi. chiefly Brit. sp. of MOLDER * * * moul·der (mōlʹdər) v. Chiefly British Variant of molder. * * * …   Universalium

  • moulder — index degenerate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • moulder — see MOLDER (Cf. molder). Related: Mouldered; mouldering …   Etymology dictionary

  • moulder — (US molder) ► VERB ▪ slowly decay. ORIGIN perhaps from MOULD(Cf. ↑mould) …   English terms dictionary

  • moulder — [mōl′dər] vt., vi. chiefly Brit. sp. of MOLDER …   English World dictionary

  • Moulder — A wood moulder is a machine used to shape wood with profiled cutters. The profiled cutters are also known as knives, and blades. Tooling refers to cutters, knives, blades including planer blades, and cutterheads. Most moulders require the blades… …   Wikipedia

  • moulder — məʊldÉ™(r) n. one who shapes, one who molds, something which gives form (also moulder) v. decay, fall apart with age, crumble; cause to molder (also moulder) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • moulder — I. /ˈmoʊldə / (say mohlduh) verb (i) 1. to turn to dust by natural decay; crumble; waste away: *The rubble of bomb damage was still mouldering in the main streets like broken stumps in a set of teeth. –coralie rees, 1953. –verb (t) 2. to cause to …  

  • Moulder — Molder Mold er, Moulder Mould er, v. t. To turn to dust; to cause to crumble; to cause to waste away. [1913 Webster] [Time s] gradual touch Has moldered into beauty many a tower. Mason. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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