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Definitions of model

  1. something to be imitated; " an exemplar of success"; " a model of clarity"; " he is the very model of a modern major general"
  2. a representative form or pattern; " I profited from his example"
  3. worthy of imitation; " exemplary behavior"; " model citizens"
  4. of the nature of or undergoing an experiment; " an experimental drug"; " a pilot project"; " a test run"; " a trial separation"
  5. a woman who wears clothes to display fashions; " she was too fat to be a mannequin"
  6. a simplified description of a complex entity or process; " the computer program was based on a model of the circulatory and respiratory systems"
  7. as for artistic purposes; " We don't know the woman who posed for Leonardo so often"
  8. the act of representing something ( usually on a smaller scale)
  9. representation of something ( sometimes on a smaller scale)
  10. a type of product; " his car was an old model"
  11. 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"
  12. someone worthy of imitation; " every child needs a role model"
  13. plan or create according to a model or models
  14. form in clay, wax, etc; " model a head with clay"
  15. create a representation or model of; " The pilots are trained in conditions simulating high- altitude flights"
  16. a of product; " his car was an old model"
  17. construct a model of; " model an airplane"
  18. display ( clothes) as a mannequin; " model the latest fashion"
  19. assume a posture as for artistic purposes; " We don't know the woman who posed for Leonardo so often"
  20. A miniature representation of a thing, with the several parts in due proportion; sometimes, a facsimile of the same size.
  21. Something intended to serve, or that may serve, as a pattern of something to be made; a material representation or embodiment of an ideal; sometimes, a drawing; a plan; as, the clay model of a sculpture; the inventor's model of a machine.
  22. Anything which serves, or may serve, as an example for imitation; as, a government formed on the model of the American constitution; a model of eloquence, virtue, or behavior.
  23. That by which a thing is to be measured; standard.
  24. Any copy, or resemblance, more or less exact.
  25. A person who poses as a pattern to an artist.
  26. Suitable to be taken as a model or pattern; as, a model house; a model husband.
  27. To plan or form after a pattern; to form in model; to form a model or pattern for; to shape; to mold; to fashion; as, to model a house or a government; to model an edifice according to the plan delineated.
  28. To make a copy or a pattern; to design or imitate forms; as, to model in wax.
  29. A pattern of something to be made, copied, or imitated; standard copy; a small- sized representation of something to be made; a person who poses for a painter or sculptor.
  30. To form after a pattern, especially in clay, etc.
  31. To practice shaping objects out of clay; to make designs.
  32. Serving as a pattern; worthy of being imitated.
  33. Something to show the mode or way: something to be copied: a pattern: a mould: an imitation of something on a smaller scale: something worthy of imitation.
  34. To form after a model: to shape: to make a model or copy of: to form in some soft material. - v. i. to practice modelling:- pr. p. modelling; pa. p. modelled. - n. MODELLER.
  35. Pattern; copy.
  36. To copy from a model; make a model of.
  37. To form or be formed as a model; shape.
  38. A copy or pattern; example.
  39. Modeler.
  40. A pattern to copy; a copy, specially in miniature; example; something to imitate.
  41. To form or work after or for a model, especially in some plastic material.
  42. A pattern of something to be made; a pattern in miniature; any object which an artist proposes to imitate; a copy or object for imitation; that by which anything is measured or formed.
  43. To shape; to make a pattern or copy of in some plastic substance.
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Quotes of model

  1. I am committed to making Georgia a model for open and honest government. – Roy Barnes
  2. Everyone in society should be a role model not only for their own self -respect, but for respect from others. – Barry Bonds
  3. I think everyone needs to be a role model period. – Barry Bonds
  4. The purpose of science is not to analyze or describe but to make useful models of the world. A model is useful if it allows us to get use out of it. – Edward de Bono
  5. The moment I saw the model and heard about the complementing base pairs I realized that it was the key to understanding all the problems in biology we had found intractable- it was the birth of molecular biology. – Sydney Brenner
  6. For the past few years, I was the more visible Asian performer, and I think it gave young girls a kind of role model showing it's possible to actually reach success doing movies. – Joan Chen
  7. I can't say the advertising model is obsolete yet but it doesn't make a lot of sense in the long range. – Jay Chiat
  8. Since the model he so faithfully copies is not going to be hung up next to the picture... it is of no interest whether it is an accurate copy of the model – Lucian Freud
  9. I suppose that every time there is difficulty. I remember about Space Mountain: It took us ten years before we found the technology that would allow such a ride. And during these ten years, I had a model that I kept, waiting for the technology we needed. – John Hench
  10. The regular guy still relates to him and Howard is a $500 million guy now who dates a model and drives about in a limo all day. But Howard still knows how to make a plumber laugh and those guys still have him on in the morning, because he is a real talent. – Artie Lange
  11. If one day I have a daughter and my daughter wants to be a model I would never let her! – Adriana Lima
  12. One result of An American Family was that I became a gay role model – Lance Loud
  13. It is the faithfulness of God that allows epistemology to model ontology. – John Polkinghorne
  14. When I model I pretty much go blank. You can't think too much or it doesn't work. – Paulina Porizkova
  15. All my Doctor's said I should become a model – Niki Taylor

Usage examples for model

  1. " No," said Mr Temple, " I do not wish you to be as careful as Arthur, my boy, or to take anyone else for a model – Menhardoc by George Manville Fenn
  2. The beginning is always the chief difficulty; only begin at once to model your father's head. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  3. And he says I shall be his first model for the new style- my eyes are just right, as if they'd been made on purpose to help him. – It Happened in Egypt by C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson
  4. It was all about model making. – Joe Burke's Last Stand by John Moncure Wetterau
  5. At these words he raised his eyes, and they caught the model opposite him. – Four Phases of Love by Paul Heyse
  6. The Christ is from the same model but is a larger figure in every way and not quite so carefully drawn as in the Pazzi one. – Great Masters in Painting: Perugino by George C. Williamson
  7. The controls is all different from on the summer model – Null-ABC by Henry Beam Piper and John Joseph McGuire
  8. At times we are struck with admiration at his power for catching the very trick of his model – The Three Heron's Feathers by Hermann Sudermann
  9. New winter model Rolls- Cadipac. – Null-ABC by Henry Beam Piper and John Joseph McGuire
  10. And I've a model coming at ten. – Kenny by Leona Dalrymple
  11. Otherwise, I would have asked if you couldn't make use of her for a model at least till we can find something else." – A Top-Floor Idyl by George van Schaick
  12. He began to write in 1574, and took Lyly's Euphues as his model – A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature by John W. Cousin
  13. " I wanted to model a figure of Charity. – The Three Cities Trilogy: Paris, Vol. 2 by Emile Zola
  14. " A really intelligent reader doesn't have to be told that the artist changed his model before he got to the last picture," said I, and I am quite confident she didn't hear me grate my teeth. – A Fool and His Money by George Barr McCutcheon
  15. I would like to get that model back for dad, though. – Tom Swift and his Motor-cycle by Victor Appleton
  16. " I'm an artist's model said Paul. – The Fortunate Youth by William J. Locke
  17. Really Dr. Raymond, it is a wonderful experience to know any one who so perfectly answers all the requirements of a model character. – The Red Cross Girls with Pershing to Victory by Margaret Vandercook
  18. I thought she was a model and- George flung up his hands with a cry. – The Brother of Daphne by Dornford Yates
  19. You can draw down twice or three times the money as a model in Goldberg's Store. – The Bartlett Mystery by Louis Tracy
  20. Take old Frank as a model – The Progressionists, and Angela. by Conrad von Bolanden

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