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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. 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

break the mold

To do something in a new way. She really broke the mold with her innovative approach to this notification system—several companies have since adopted her method.
See also: break, mold

cast in the same mold

Having similar characteristics or behaviors. I hate the snow, but my kids just love it—they are definitely cast in the same mold. Julia and her mother are cast in the same mold. They are both so kind and sweet.
See also: cast, mold, same

they broke the mold when they made (someone or something)

Someone or something is absolutely unique; no one or nothing else is comparable. They broke the mold when they made Gina. I've never seen a more talented programmer in my life. They broke the mold when they made that car. What a classic!
See also: broke, made, mold

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

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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The mold halves were sprayed at temperatures of about 300F (150C), 390F (200C), 480F (250C) and 570F (300C).
The average coating thickness on one set of mold halves initially was 71-76 micrometers and 29-31 micrometers after 15 pours, while the figures for the other set of mold halves initially were 43-48 micrometers and 30-33 micrometers after 15 pours.
The mold coating thickness was measured on the four mold halves at the same eight locations as in previous trials (Fig.
Manufactures thermoplastic injection molds for machines from 30- to 300-tons.
Specializes in precision injection molds and molding using engineering thermoplastics.
However, there are situations in which mold is covered.
Contrast that with a situation in which a home is sealed up before the homeowner leaves for vacation, and moisture trapped in the home causes mold to proliferate.
These and other developments have helped generate public concern--and a considerable body of myths--about the health risks of exposure to mold.
On one hand, researchers know that harm can come from ingesting large amounts of mold in food or by inhaling high levels of mycotoxins--the toxins produced by a fungus--at some work sites.
Nevertheless, many molds can irritate or sicken sensitive individuals such as infants, the elderly or asthmatics.
Distilled vinegar, either straight or diluted in water, works to eliminate and prevent recurrence of some but not all molds.
The extent to which mold toxins are responsible for these more serious ill effects has stirred debate, as has the question of how much mold exposure is too much.
Toxic mold has spawned a niche of litigation that affects insurance companies, developers, landlords and homeowners associations.
In order to prevent future damage, Cornell said, "Schools must carefully manage the conditions that cause mold to grow.
The Mold Protection Program also includes a Mold Remediation Policy that can pay for remediation costs if visible mold is discovered at an insured location.