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mould

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the process of becoming mildewed

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a fungus that produces a superficial (usually white) growth on organic matter

become moldy

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The director of the Nanchang City's veterinary unit said that deformity ratio in pigs are often low, and in such cases, it could be the pig had eaten some mildewy fodder before it gave birth.
This gives the Today programme a wonderful opportunity to call in some mildewy character from the West Country who gives long-range forecasts based on how the plovers have built their nests - Alexander Armstrong on the reaction to the Met Office's predictions for the months ahead.
This is what the two writers do by dusting the mildewy names of places in geography books to give life to them in their literary works.
The mushrooms begin as a mossy black clump, the kind of mildewy stuff you fear finding in your closet.
Neither of which she insisted mattered as they sat on his leather sofa, she in her angel garb and he in his mildewy housecoat, in the flickering light of a forty-three-inch plasma TV propped up on an armchair.
Over the following days, from dawn to dusk, we picked olives by hand, stretching, reaching from stepladders, careful not to bruise the fruit lest they bleed their oil and grow mildewy and acidic.
It is planted to give a continual sunny disposition to the garden, although it may become mildewy where it receives less than six daily hours of full sun exposure.
The small mildewy wartime suitcase filled with old cards lay open on the coffee table.
And because of the heat and the moisture, the house becomes mouldy and mildewy inside.
Still, the f/x highlight is undoubtedly the mossy gang--Davy Jones' misshapen sailors doomed to a purgatory of servitude onboard the Flying Dutchman, a mildewy craft of astonishing speed that functions like a submarine above and beneath the waves.