mold vs mildew

mold mildew


  • 1) A hollow form or matrix for shaping a fluid or plastic substance.
  • 2) General shape or form.
  • 3) Archaic Earth as the substance of the human body.
  • 4) Distinctive character or type.
  • 5) Any of various other saprophytic or parasitic organisms that resemble fungi, such as slime molds or water molds.
  • 6) The earth of the grave.
  • 7) A fixed or restrictive pattern or form.
  • 8) The shape or pattern of a mold.
  • 9) Something that is made in or shaped on a mold.
  • 10) Any of various filamentous fungi that grow on and contribute to the decay of organic matter.
  • 11) A growth of such fungi.
  • 12) A frame or model around or on which something is formed or shaped.
  • 13) Loose friable soil, rich in humus and fit for planting.
  • 14) obsolete A spot; a blemish; a mole.
  • 15) A minute fungus or other vegetable growth of a low type, especially one of such vegetable organisms as appear on articles of food when left neglected, decaying matter, bodies which lie long in warm and damp air, animal and vegetable tissues, etc.; in a somewhat looser sense, mustiness or incipient decay.
  • 16) The earth; the ground.
  • 17) In anatomy, same as fontanelle, 2.
  • 18) An obsolete form of mole.
  • 19) Specifically, in founding, the form into which a fused metal is run to obtain a cast.
  • 20) A former or matrix used in various household operations, as an incised stamp of wood for shaping and ornamenting pats of butter, or a form of metal, earthenware, etc., for giving shape to jellies, blanc-mange, ices, etc.
  • 21) A spot; a stain, as that caused by rust.
  • 22) In cookery, a dish shaped in a mold: as, a mold of jelly.
  • 23) Fine soft earth, or earth easily pulverized, such as constitutes soil; crumbling or friable soil.
  • 24) The matter of which anything is formed; material.
  • 25) In terra-cotta work, the plaster forms used in making terra-cotta architectural ornaments.
  • 26) In ship-building, the pattern used in working out the frames of a vessel.
  • 27) A form or model pattern of a particular shape, used in determining the shape of something in a molten, plastic, or otherwise yielding state.
  • 28) Among gold-beaters, a number of pieces of vellum or a like substance, laid over one another, between which the leaves of gold are laid for the final beating.
  • 29) In paper-manufacture, a frame with a bottom of wire netting which is filled with paper-pulp that in draining away leaves a film of pulp which is formed into a sheet of paper.
  • 30) In paleontology, the external impression of an organic body, test, or skeleton in the rocks: contrasted with cast, which is an internal impression. See cast, 14.
  • 31) In stucco-work, a templet or former for shaping cornices, centerpieces, etc.
  • 32) Form; shape; cast; character.
  • 33) Tostain,aswithrust.
  • 34) Tocoverwithmold.
  • 35) To fit closely by following the contours of (the body). Used of clothing.
  • 36) To form into a particular shape; give shape to.
  • 37) To assume a certain shape.
  • 38) To guide or determine the growth or development of; influence.
  • 39) To form (something) out of a fluid or plastic material.
  • 40) To become moldy.


  • 1) A growth of minute powdery or webby fungi, whitish or of different colors, found on various diseased or decaying substances.
  • 2) A superficial coating or discoloration of organic materials, such as cloth, paper, or leather, caused by fungi, especially under damp conditions.
  • 3) Any of various fungi or oomycetes that form a superficial, usually whitish growth on plants and various organic materials.
  • 4) A plant disease caused by such organisms.
  • 5) (Bot.) A growth of minute powdery or webby fungi, whitish or of different colors, found on various diseased or decaying substances.
  • 6) a fungal disease of plants caused by an ascomycete of the order Erysiphales, characterized by a powdery white film on the surface of the affected plants. It is damaging to, e.g., roses and lilacs. Also, a fungus that causes such a disease.
  • 7) a fungus that produces a superficial (usually white) growth on organic matter
  • 8) A disease of cucumbers, melons, pumpkins, and similar plants, caused by Plasmopara Cubensis.
  • 9) A state of decay produced in living and dead vegetable matter, and in some manufactured products of vegetable matter, such as cloth and paper, by the ravages of very minute parasitical fungi.
  • 10) A minute parasitic fungus which frequently appears on the leaves, stems, and various other parts of plants or other decaying organic substances as a white frost-like down, or in spots or with various discolorations.
  • 11) transitive To taint with mildew.
  • 12) intransitive To become tainted with mildew.
  • 13) become moldy; spoil due to humidity
  • 14) Totaintwithmildew.
  • 15) To become tainted with mildew.
  • 16) To taint with mildew.
  • 17) To affect or become affected with mildew.


  • 1) Dirty clothes lay strewn everywhere, half-full coffee cups grew mold, and the plant on the windowsill had died and wilted.
  • 2) The pipes coming from the sink were wet; when she reached up to touch them her fingers came away covered in mold.
  • 3) Its handle was sticky with last week's lasagna and the mold it had sprouted since, but it felt good in her hand.
  • 4) He worked with his difficult students as individuals and didn't try to fit them into a mold.
  • 5) "Many of our grants don't use the term 'mold remediation,' but do provide specific remediation, which might include wet vacuuming, damp wiping or HEPA -- high-efficiency particulate air -- vacuuming of interior spaces," said Manuel Broussard, FEMA spokesman in New Orleans.
  • 6) The one car that doesn't quite fit this mold is the Scion xB — a boxy urban mini-wagon with a 158 horsepower, four-cylinder engine.
  • 7) Some of them were too afraid to share their names, but raised similar concerns about what they called a mold invasion.
  • 8) I think a lot of us who love to write think we have to fit a certain mold in order to be a “real” writer, and thus we may overlook what our strengths and passions are really best suited to.
  • 9) The last, essentially a mold, is key to a good shoe.
  • 10) Staying healthy is tough if you live in mold-infested housing, can't afford food or electricity, or are about to lose your home.
  • 11) Thankfully I do have a silicone muffin mold I can use. chocolateshavings Jun 18
  • 12) The mold is hidden in the pantry until I find out how long to cook them.


  • 1) It could also be a symptom of powdery mildew, caused by the dry summer.
  • 2) The best way to keep powdery mildew at bay is to ensure plants are growing healthily.
  • 3) It is useful in areas that suffer poor ventilation, mould or mildew.
  • 4) Soon the whole plant was affected by " powdery mildew '.
  • 5) Some years, it gets powdery mildew.
  • 6) HELP me stop my vine getting powdery mildew.
  • 7) How can I stop powdery mildew ruining my soft fruits and vegetables?
  • 8) Everything inside, including large pieces of ancient and discarded furniture, smells of damp and mildew.
  • 9) Dry summer weather, on the other hand, encourages mildew disease.
  • 10) For example, dryness will make some mints susceptible to powdery mildew, a white mould on the leaves and stems.
  • 11) HOW do I stop my onions getting ruined by mildew fungus?
  • 12) HOW can I stop powdery mildew on my strawberries?
  • 13) HOW can I stop my climbing honeysuckle getting powdery mildew?
  • 14) HOW can I rid my sweet peas of powdery mildew?
  • 15) HOW can I control powdery mildew on a honeysuckle?
  • 16) ‘And the rainwater leaking into homes now could cause health problems months from now when mould and mildew grow in the carpets and air-conditioning ducts.’
  • 17) ‘They collect dust and become an ideal environment for mould and mildew to grow.’
  • 18) ‘Also keep an eye on walls which adjoin the bathroom - mildew can grow on a closet wall adjacent to the bathroom, for example.’
  • 19) ‘Watch out for mildew while the plants are dormant; if it shows up as a white or brown powder, dust with sulfur.’
  • 20) ‘To help prevent mildew, space plants to allow good air circulation between them.’
  • 21) ‘Could this constant moisture cause mildew to grow on and up through the concrete slab?’
  • 22) ‘The buildings are shells with walls covered in mildew and grass growing through the floors as high as the ceilings.’
  • 23) ‘If a plastic tub is the only option, make sure it is of the sanitized type to prevent mildew and bacteria from growing.’
  • 24) ‘In winter, ventilation pulls out interior moisture, which tends to collect in attics and may saturate insulation or cause mold and mildew to grow.’
  • 25) ‘For example, mold and mildew grow in moist areas, causing allergic reactions and damaging buildings.’
  • 26) ‘Because your bathroom is the dampest and warmest area of your home, it's the most likely to grow mold and mildew.’
  • 27) ‘The mold and mildew grow because of the presence of sufficient moisture.’
  • 28) ‘Spraying rooms with an aerosol material will not eliminate mildew problems.’
  • 29) ‘They'd see damp and dirt and mildew and mushrooms.’
  • 30) ‘It reeked of mildew and mould, like damp left in the corner of a room to fester until it sprouted life.’
  • 31) ‘He pulled open a door, damp with mildew and half-rotted away.’
  • 32) ‘At the top of the well hung a limp brown rope covered in damp mildew.’
  • 33) ‘Other problems that could be bothersome include mildew, leaf spot, and bacterial blight.’
  • 34) ‘Three rooms have old wallpaper that is now covered with mildew because of the damp.’
  • 35) ‘Add another $5 for a gallon of deck cleaner that removes mildew, fungus, and grime.’
  • 36) ‘Acid-free and treated with a fungicide to prevent mildewing, the sheets are offered with cold press, hot press and rough surface textures, and are available in 140-and 300-pound weights.’
  • 37) ‘Use 100% polyester thread to help prevent the thread from mildewing.’
  • 38) ‘About 3 months into moving here, we noticed that every time there was a heavy rain the ceiling of our master closet would get sort of wet and look vaguely like it was mildewing.’
  • 39) ‘Loose tiles clinked underfoot and I glimpsed spoiled frescoes which had faded, mildewed or simply disappeared under whitewash.’
  • 40) ‘Truckloads of clothing mildewed and had to be burned because they were simply unusable.’
  • 41) ‘Carefree is made of recycled gallon milk jugs and detergent bottles, and won't mildew or stain.’
  • 42) ‘Then, she came back, and I told her it was going to mildew since it was all wet.’
  • 43) ‘Water accumulation can cause straw bale walls to mildew and eventually decompose, and earthen walls to deteriorate and collapse.’
  • 44) ‘Most roses grown in too much shade will quickly mildew.’
  • 45) ‘The spare clothes I took with me look like mildewing rags.’

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