modelling modelling

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
  17. (n) a preliminary sculpture in wax or clay from which a finished work can be copied
  18. (n) the act of representing something (usually on a smaller scale)

Usage(s):

  1. The distorted drawing and crude modelling is the result of artistic conviction, rather than inability to draw or chisel.
  2. An old hand at modelling, he once got a trip to Europe for making a miniature airplane.
  3. A plausible talker, he successfully argued himself out of a libel suit for modelling and exhibiting a head of the Mayor of Sofia in his cups.

News

  1. Using math to kill cancer cells

    Scientists have outlined how advanced mathematical modelling can be used in the fight against cancer. The technique predicts how different treatments and genetic modifications might allow cancer-killing, oncolytic viruses to overcome the natural defences that cancer cells use to stave off viral infection.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Science Daily

  2. NSA Leaker Snowden is 'Handsome' Hero in China

    NSA leaker Edward Snowden has reached hero status for many Chinese internet users. His Chinese fans on Sina Weibo, China’s version of Twitter, have posted Snowden’s old modelling photos and “Snowden Handsome” is the first result to come back when his last name is entered...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: ABC News via Yahoo! News

  3. Research and Markets: Interest Rate Modelling after the Financial Crisis

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Interest Rate Modelling after the Financial Crisis" book t
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "We've said since day one that if and when we have an impact from Deepwater Horizon, it would be in the form of tar balls," Texas land commissioner Jerry Patterson said. "This shows that our modelling is accurate. Any Texas shores impacted by...
    on Jul 5, 2010 By: Jerry Patterson Source: Belfast Telegraph

  2. Youth Minister Kate Ellis says the symbol will "empower consumers to tell the fashion, beauty, media and modelling industries what they want and provide greater choice".
    on Jul 4, 2010 By: Kate Ellis Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  3. Mr Daley said the 18-minute figure came "from a combination of contracted surveyors sitting on buses to get actual travel times and RTA computer modelling".
    on Mar 5, 2009 By: Michael Daley Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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