Definition of whole moulding in English:

whole moulding

(US whole molding)

noun

Shipbuilding
  • A method of ship design in which the shape of the frame at the midship section of the hull is determined first, with those of the frames at other sections being derived from this via incremental modifications.

Origin

Early 18th century; earliest use found in William Sutherland (fl. 1711–1717).