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  Definition of model
  1. the act of representing something (usually on a smaller scale)
  2. representation of something (sometimes on a smaller scale)
  3. a type of product; "his car was an old model"
  4. a simplified description of a complex entity or process; "the computer program was based on a model of the circulatory and respiratory systems"
  5. something to be imitated; "an exemplar of success"; "a model of clarity"; "he is the very model of a modern major general"
  6. a representative form or pattern; "I profited from his example"
  7. a woman who wears clothes to display fashions; "she was too fat to be a mannequin"
  8. a person who poses for a photographer or painter or sculptor; "the president didn''t have time to be a model so the artist worked from photos"
  9. someone worthy of imitation; "every child needs a role model"
  10. form in clay, wax, etc; "model a head with clay"
  11. construct a model of; "model an airplane"
  12. create a representation or model of; "The pilots are trained in conditions simulating high-altitude flights"
  13. plan or create according to a model or models
  14. display (clothes) as a mannequin; "model the latest fashion"
  15. assume a posture as for artistic purposes; "We don''t know the woman who posed for Leonardo so often"
Similar Words: modelling, modeling, simulation, theoretical account, framework, exemplar, example, good example, mannequin, manikin, mannikin, manakin, fashion model, poser, role model, mold, mould, mock up, simulate, pattern, pose, sit, posture

 

Hyponyms: simulation, figure, globe, mock-up, planetarium, restoration, roughcast, computer simulation, mean sun, Copernican system, Ptolemaic system, stochastic process, beauty, beaut, pacesetter, pacemaker, pattern, prodigy, lodestar, loadstar, prototype, paradigm, epitome, image, type specimen, holotype, microcosm, original, archetype, pilot, template, templet, guide, prefiguration, supermodel, artist's model, sitter, dressmaker's model, photographer's model, ideal, paragon, nonpareil, saint, apotheosis, nonesuch, nonsuch, trend-setter, taste-maker, fashion arbiter, scale, sovietize, sovietise, ramp

 

Derivational Morphology: mock up, mold, mould, pattern, simulate, exemplify, illustrate, instance, represent, pose, sit, posture, molding, moulding, modeling, clay sculpture, modelling, cast, stamp, casting, simulation, modeler, modeller, computer simulation, simulator, theoretical account, framework, blueprint, design, example, mannequin, manikin, mannikin, manakin, fashion model, position, attitude, artist's model, sitter, sitting, posing, poser

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 模型   Dutch: model  
Finnish: malli   French: modèle  
German: Modell   Hungarian: modell  
Italian: modello   Japanese: 模範  
Korean: 모형   Portuguese: modelo  
Russian: модель   Spanish: modelo  
Swedish: modell  
 
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