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Main Entry: 1mod·el
Pronunciation: primarystressmäd-schwal
Function: noun
1 a : a small but exact copy of something <a ship model> b : a pattern or figure of something to be made <clay models for a statue>
2 : a person who sets a good example <a model of politeness>
3 a : a person or thing that serves as an artist's pattern; especially : a person who poses for an artist or photographer b : a person who wears in the presence of customers garments that are for sale or who poses for ads for merchandise (as clothes)
4 : 1TYPE 2b, kind <our car is a late model>
5 a : a description or construction used to help form a picture of something (as an atom) that cannot be seen directly <a model of a DNA molecule> b : a computer simulation <climate models>
synonym see PATTERN

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