Associations to the word «Prototype»

Wiktionary

PROTOTYPE, noun. An original object or form which is a basis for other objects, forms, or for its models and generalizations
PROTOTYPE, noun. An early sample or model built to test a concept or process
PROTOTYPE, noun. (semantics) An instance of a category or a concept that combines its most representative attributes.
PROTOTYPE, noun. (computing) A declaration of a function that specifies the name, return type, and parameters but none of the body, or actual code.
PROTOTYPE, verb. To create a prototype of.
PROTOTYPE PATTERN, noun. (programming) A creational design pattern that determines the type of objects to create by a prototypical instance, which is cloned to produce new objects.
PROTOTYPE PATTERNS, noun. Plural of prototype pattern

Dictionary definition

PROTOTYPE, noun. A standard or typical example; "he is the prototype of good breeding"; "he provided America with an image of the good father".

Wise words

Words differently arranged have a different meaning, and meanings differently arranged have different effects.
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