model model  /ˈmɑ dəl/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a hypothetical description of a complex entity or process
  2. (n) a type of product
  3. (n) a person who poses for a photographer or painter or sculptor
  4. (n) representation of something (sometimes on a smaller scale)
  5. (n) something to be imitated
  6. (n) someone worthy of imitation
  7. (n) a representative form or pattern
  8. (n) a woman who wears clothes to display fashions
  9. (n) the act of representing something (usually on a smaller scale)
  10. (v) plan or create according to a model or models
  11. (v) form in clay, wax, etc
  12. (v) assume a posture as for artistic purposes
  13. (v) display (clothes) as a mannequin
  14. (v) create a representation or model of
  15. (v) construct a model of
  16. (adj) worthy of imitation

Usage(s):

  1. Don't blame the models for being too thin.
  2. Let the beautiful-but-emaciated beware: there will be no ultra-skinny models sauntering down the runway at this year's Pasarela Cibeles, Spain's most important fashion event.
  3. As clothes became less flashy--as Versace gave way to Prada--designers turned to models who were less glamorous, so they wouldn't overpower the clothing.

News

  1. Model airplanes thrill crowds

    Pilots filled the skies with model airplanes doing loop-de-loops, barrel rolls and stalls during this weekend’s RC Airplane Exhibition and Fun Fly event.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Grand Island Independent

  2. Tesla Model S and the top 5 electric cars: CNET (On Cars, Episode 20)

    Episode 20, Tesla Model S and the top 5 electric cars Subscribe: iTunes (HD) |  iTunes (SD) |  iTunes (HQ) RSS (HD) |  RSS (SD) |  RSS (HQ) Follow @CNETOnCars !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); We round ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: CNET

  3. Model plane club puts on Memorial Fly Day in Salem

    Model planes soared high above the crowd, twisting, turning and hovering, looking every bit as stately as their much larger counterparts.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Norwich Bulletin

Quotes

  1. "I accept that you are sincere when you say that you want to, and will, turn your life around, and that you intend to be a positive role model for others," Goodell said in his letter to Vick. "I am prepared to offer you that opportunity....
    on Jul 27, 2009 By: Roger Goodell Source: ESPN

  2. "I strive every day and I bust my butt to be the best quarterback in the NFL for these fans and the Steelers, but I'm going to strive even harder to be the best off the field - to be the best role model and community leader and whatever I can be off...
    on Jun 9, 2010 By: Ben Roethlisberger Source: The Canadian Press

  3. "I would expect that the model we're putting together, the distribution model, will be profitable from day one," Penske said. "We'll have less costs."
    on Jun 6, 2009 By: Roger Penske Source: The Tennessean

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