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in the same mold

Of or in the same or similar style, fashion, or manner. Primarily heard in US. The author's newest novel is very much in the same mold as his previous work.
See also: mold, same

the glass of fashion and the mold of form

A much-admired person. In Shakespeare's Hamlet, Ophelia refers to Hamlet as such. Look at that socialite—she is just the glass of fashion and the mold of form.
See also: and, fashion, form, glass, mold, of

be cast in the same mould

To share similar characteristics or behaviors. Primarily heard in UK. I hate the snow, but my kids just love it—they are definitely cast in the same mould. Julia and her mother are cast in the same mould, as they are both so kind and sweet.
See also: cast, mould, same

cut from the same cloth

Very similar in characteristics or behaviors. I hate the snow, but my kids just love it—they are definitely cut from the same cloth. Julia and her mother are cut from the same cloth, as they are both so kind and sweet.
See also: cloth, cut, same

cast in the same mold

Fig. [of two or more people or things] very similar. The two sisters are cast in the same mold—equally mean. All the members of the family are cast in the same mold and they all had success as entertainers.
See also: cast, mold, same

cut from the same cloth

 and made from the same mold
Fig. sharing a lot of similarities; seeming to have been created, reared, or fashioned in the same way. She and her brother are cut from the same cloth. They both tell lies all the time. Father and son are made from the same mold and even sound alike on the telephone.
See also: cloth, cut, same

mold something out of something

 and mold something from something
to form something, using a pliable substance, such as clay, plastic, wet concrete, etc. She molded a small turtle out of the moist clay. Elaine molded a turtle from the clay.
See also: mold, of, out

cut from the same cloth

to be very similar These new songs are clearly cut from the same cloth as the band's earlier tunes.
See also: cloth, cut, same

break the mold

to do something differently, after it has been done in the same way for a long time She was the woman who broke the mold and brought new energy to the role of First Lady.
See also: break, mold

be cast in the same mould

if two people are cast in the same mould, they have the same type of character Jack is cast in the same mould as his father - intelligent, kind, but stubborn.
See also: cast, mould, same

cast in the same mold

Bearing a close resemblance, as in All his detective stories are cast in the same mold. This term uses the verb to cast in the sense of forming an object by running molten metal into a mold. [Late 1500s]
See also: cast, mold, same

cut from the same cloth

Similar or the same.
See also: cloth, cut, same
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A 397-ton AN1 model at the show molded thin-walled PP lids in a 16-cavity tool in 4.
A second material is typically used as the frame or border and serves to hide gate marks and any functional elements mounted on or molded into the part while keeping the exterior part shape seamless.
They must be molded on a vertical corrugator because it allows the extruded profile to drop directly into the tooling.
Engel molded a two-component PC sunroof with an integral support frame in clear and black PC on a 1500-ton Duo Combi CS two-platen unit with a rotating center stack mold at the K 2004 show.
LSR and thermoplastic molded to rigid-flexible combinations
The real concern regarding these towlines in the molded parts is that they are very miniscule and difficult to detect.
claims a significant breakthrough in blow molded fuel tanks with its "ship-in the-bottle" (SIB) design for the Ford GT.
The severity of the wear/transfer is determined by the releasant used, the rubber stock being molded and the molding conditions.
It facilitates part/mold separation "sacrificially" by allowing a portion of the coating to transfer to the surface of the molded part.
The stock must not cure before filling the mold, should cure in a cycle time that allows efficient continuous operation, and the cured physical properties of the injection molded part must meet desired levels.
All grades of this product line can be blow molded by one or more of the commercial blow molding processes.
The system can be used to balance cycles if there are a number of different parts being molded.