Shaping by means of a mold.
border m. the shaping of an impression material by the manipulation or action of the tissues adjacent to the borders of an impression.muscle-trimming, tissue m., tissue-trimming;
compression m. 1. the act of pressing or squeezing together to form a shape in a mold; 2. the adaptation of a plastic material to the negative form of a split mold by pressure. See also injection m.
injection m. the adaptation of a plastic material to the negative form of a closed mold by forcing the material into the mold through appropriate gateways. See also compression m. (2).
tissue m. border m
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