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English

Noun

moles
  1. Plural of mole

French

Noun

f|p
  1. Plural of mole

Latin

Noun

  1. mass (of material)

Extensive Definition

Mole may refer to:
  • Mole (animal) or mouldywarp, any of the burrowing insectivorous mammals in the family Talpidae, with short velvety fur and enlarged front limbs; the original burrowing mole
  • Golden mole, any of the burrowing insectivorous mammals in the family Chrysochloridae, not closely related to true moles
  • Mole-rats, rodents of several different families which live underground like moles
  • Marsupial mole, a mole-like marsupial
  • Mole cricket, a mole-like cricket in the family Gryllotalpidae
  • Mole skink (Eumeces egregius), a burrowing lizard
  • Mole salamander, a burrowing salamander in the family Ambystomatidae
  • Molehill (or mole-hill), a conical pile of soil pushed up at intervals by moles or other burrowing animals when digging burrows, especially beneath grassland or lawns
  • Moleskin, originally the skin of a mole, but later a heavy, soft, durable cotton fabric, or clothing made from this
  • Mole plant or caper spurge (Euphorbia lathyris), a plant said to keep away moles
  • Mole plough or subsoiler, a deep plough for cutting buried drainage channels under wet farmland, or breaking up compacted soil
  • Rivers
  • Mole (espionage), a spy buried secretly within an organization or country
  • Mole, a tunnel boring machine
  • Mole People, people supposed in urban legend to live in organised societies in urban tunnel systems
  • Whac-A-Mole, a mechanical arcade game in which model moles pop up out of holes and must be hit with a mallet
Mole may also refer to:
  • Mole (skin marking) or melanocytic nevus, a small, sometimes raised area of skin, usually with darker pigment
  • Mole (unit), the SI unit (symbol mol) used in chemistry for the amount of a particular substance
  • Mole Day, an unofficial holiday, its date and time derived from the number of molecules in a chemical mole
  • Mole (sauce), a Mexican sauce made from chilli peppers and other spices, including chocolate
  • Mole (architecture), a massive structure, usually of stone, used as a pier, jetty, breakwater, or junction between places separated by water
  • Mole wrench, a generic term in the UK for vice-grips or lock-jaw pliers, named after a trade name for such tools
  • Hydatidiform mole, an abnormal form of pregnancy, where the uterus contains an anomalous growth instead of a viable embryo
  • Type 33 Mole aircraft, the Beriev Be-8
  • Mole or Mole-Richardson, a stage lighting instrument and motion picture lighting manufacturing company
  • Maria-mole, a dessert popular in Brazil, similar to a marshmallow
  • Mole Valley, a local government district in the valley of the River Mole, Surrey, England
  • Mole Creek, Tasmania, a town in northern Tasmania, Australia
  • La Môle, a commune of the Var Département in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur région of France
  • Mole Antonelliana, a landmark in Turin
  • North Mole Lighthouse, a lighthouse at Fremantle, Western Australia
  • Chris Mole (Christopher David Mole, born 1958), UK Labour Member of Parliament
  • Jamie Mole (born 1988), an English professional footballer
  • Miff Mole, (Irving Milfred Mole, 1898–1961), American jazz trombonist and band leader
  • The Mole (MC/producer) (Jonah Mociun), underground hip hop personality
  • Mole, an anthropomorphised animal mole, a main character in the children's novel Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame
  • The Mole, a reality television series
  • The Mole (South Park), a psychotic French character from the animated series South Park
  • Mole (Zdeněk Miler character), an animated character
  • Matching Mole, UK progressive rock band
  • Adrian Mole, a fictional diarist in a series of novels by Sue Townsend
  • The Mole, a timid fictional character appearing in three of the fantasy novels from Terry Brooks's Shannara series
  • The Mole, a character from cartoon series Happy Tree Friends: see List of Happy Tree Friends characters: The Mole
  • The Mole Man, a fictional supervillain in the Marvel Comics universe
  • Molemen, a trio of Hip Hop producers from Chicago, Illinois
  • Mole Mania, a video game for the original Game Boy
  • Monty Mole, a video game character
  • Mole Listening Pearls, a German record label

See also

moles in Modern Greek (1453-): Mole (αποσαφήνιση)
moles in French: Mole
moles in Dutch: Mol
moles in Russian: Крот (значения)
moles in Turkish: Mol
moles in Chinese: 摩尔
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