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Overview of noun model

The noun model has 9 senses? (first 7 from tagged texts)
1. (19) model, theoretical account, framework

(a hypothetical description of a complex entity or process; "the computer program was based on a model of the circulatory and respiratory systems")

2. (11) model

(a type of product; "his car was an old model")

3. (6) model, poser

(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")

4. (4) model, simulation

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

5. (3) exemplar, example, model, good example

(something to be imitated; "an exemplar of success"; "a model of clarity"; "he is the very model of a modern major general")

6. (1) model, role model

(someone worthy of imitation; "every child needs a role model")

7. (1) model, example

(a representative form or pattern; "I profited from his example")

8. mannequin, manikin, mannikin, manakin, fashion model, model

(a woman who wears clothes to display fashions; "she was too fat to be a mannequin")

9. model, modelling, modeling

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


Overview of verb model

The verb model has 6 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (1) model, pattern

(plan or create according to a model or models)

2. (1) model, mold, mould

(form in clay, wax, etc; "model a head with clay")

3. model, pose, sit, posture

(assume a posture as for artistic purposes; "We don't know the woman who posed for Leonardo so often")

4. model

(display (clothes) as a mannequin; "model the latest fashion")

5. model, simulate

(create a representation or model of; "The pilots are trained in conditions simulating high-altitude flights")

6. model, mock up

(construct a model of; "model an airplane")


Overview of adj model

The adj model has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) exemplary, model

(worthy of imitation; "exemplary behavior"; "model citizens")

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