Definitions for model

Definitions for (noun) model

Main entry: model, modeling, modelling

Definition: the act of representing something (usually on a smaller scale)

Main entry: model, simulation

Definition: representation of something (sometimes on a smaller scale)

Main entry: model

Definition: a type of product

Usage: his car was an old model

Main entry: model, theoretical account, framework

Definition: a hypothetical description of a complex entity or process

Usage: the computer program was based on a model of the circulatory and respiratory systems

Main entry: model, example, exemplar, good example

Definition: something to be imitated

Usage: an exemplar of success; a model of clarity; he is the very model of a modern major general

Main entry: example, model

Definition: a representative form or pattern

Usage: I profited from his example

Main entry: manakin, manikin, mannequin, mannikin, model, fashion model

Definition: a woman who wears clothes to display fashions

Usage: she was too fat to be a mannequin

Main entry: model, poser

Definition: a person who poses for a photographer or painter or sculptor

Usage: the president didn't have time to be a model so the artist worked from photos

Main entry: model, role model

Definition: someone worthy of imitation

Usage: every child needs a role model

Definitions for (verb) model

Main entry: model, mold, mould

Definition: form in clay, wax, etc

Usage: model a head with clay

Main entry: mock up, model

Definition: construct a model of

Usage: model an airplane

Main entry: model, simulate

Definition: create a representation or model of

Usage: The pilots are trained in conditions simulating high-altitude flights

Main entry: model, pattern

Definition: plan or create according to a model or models

Main entry: model

Definition: display (clothes) as a mannequin

Usage: model the latest fashion

Main entry: model, pose, posture, sit

Definition: assume a posture as for artistic purposes

Usage: We don't know the woman who posed for Leonardo so often

Definitions for (adj) model

Main entry: exemplary, model

Definition: worthy of imitation

Usage: exemplary behavior; model citizens

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