mole: Meaning and Definition of
- any of various small insectivorous mammals, esp. of the family Talpidae, living chiefly underground, and having velvety fur, very small eyes, and strong forefeet.
- a spy who becomes part of and works from within the ranks of an enemy governmental staff or intelligence agency. Cf.
- a large, powerful machine for boring through earth or rock, used in the construction of tunnels.
- a small, congenital spot or blemish on the human skin, usually of a dark color, slightly elevated, and sometimes hairy; nevus.
- a massive structure, esp. of stone, set up in the water, as for a breakwater or a pier.
- an anchorage or harbor protected by such a structure.
— n. Chem.
- the molecular weight of a substance expressed in grams; gram molecule.
— n. Pathol.
- a fleshy mass in the uterus formed by a hemorrhagic dead ovum.
Pronunciation: (mō'lā Sp. mô'le), [key]
— n. Mexican Cookery.
- a spicy sauce flavored with chocolate, usually served with turkey or chicken.
- mole (Thesaurus)