Associations to the word «Model»


MODEL, noun. A person who serves as a subject for artwork or fashion, usually in the medium of photography but also for painting or drawing.
MODEL, noun. A person, usually an attractive female, hired to show items or goods to the public, such as items given away as prizes on a TV game show.
MODEL, noun. A representation of a physical object, usually in miniature.
MODEL, noun. A simplified representation used to explain the workings of a real world system or event.
MODEL, noun. A style, type, or design.
MODEL, noun. The structural design of a complex system.
MODEL, noun. A successful example to be copied, with or without modifications.
MODEL, noun. (logic) An interpretation function which assigns a truth value to each atomic proposition.
MODEL, noun. (logic) An interpretation which makes a certain sentence true, in which case that interpretation is called a model of that sentence.
MODEL, noun. A particular style, design, or make of a particular product.
MODEL, noun. (manufacturing) An identifier of a product given by its manufacturer (also called model number).
MODEL, noun. (medicine) An animal that is used to study a human disease or pathology.
MODEL, noun. Any copy, or resemblance, more or less exact.
MODEL, adjective. Worthy of being a model; exemplary.
MODEL, verb. (transitive) To display for others to see, especially in regard to wearing clothing while performing the role of a fashion model.
MODEL, verb. (transitive) To use as an object in the creation of a forecast or model.
MODEL, verb. (transitive) To make a miniature model of.
MODEL, verb. (transitive) To create from a substance such as clay.
MODEL, verb. (intransitive) To make a model or models.
MODEL, verb. (intransitive) To be a model of any kind.
MODEL AIRCRAFT, noun. An aircraft made to a smaller scale, either as a static (non-flying) model, or built to fly with the aid of an engine or electric motor, and controlled by radio from the ground.
MODEL NUMBER, noun. (manufacturing) An identifier of a product given by its manufacturer.
MODEL ORGANISM, noun. (biology) Any organism (e.g. the fruit fly) that has been extensively studied as an example of many others, and from which general principles may be established
MODEL ORGANISMS, noun. Plural of model organism
MODEL SOLUTION, noun. An exemplary solution to an exercise provided for checking one's own solution against.
MODEL SOLUTIONS, noun. Plural of model solution
MODEL T, proper noun. The first car made by Ford Motor Company on an assembly line. Before the Model T, cars were made painstakingly by hand.

Dictionary definition

MODEL, noun. A hypothetical description of a complex entity or process; "the computer program was based on a model of the circulatory and respiratory systems".
MODEL, noun. A type of product; "his car was an old model".
MODEL, noun. 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".
MODEL, noun. Representation of something (sometimes on a smaller scale).
MODEL, noun. Something to be imitated; "an exemplar of success"; "a model of clarity"; "he is the very model of a modern major general".
MODEL, noun. Someone worthy of imitation; "every child needs a role model".
MODEL, noun. A representative form or pattern; "I profited from his example".
MODEL, noun. A woman who wears clothes to display fashions; "she was too fat to be a mannequin".
MODEL, noun. The act of representing something (usually on a smaller scale).
MODEL, verb. Plan or create according to a model or models.
MODEL, verb. Form in clay, wax, etc; "model a head with clay".
MODEL, verb. Assume a posture as for artistic purposes; "We don't know the woman who posed for Leonardo so often".
MODEL, verb. Display (clothes) as a mannequin; "model the latest fashion".
MODEL, verb. Create a representation or model of; "The pilots are trained in conditions simulating high-altitude flights".
MODEL, verb. Construct a model of; "model an airplane".
MODEL, adjective. Worthy of imitation; "exemplary behavior"; "model citizens".

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