AskDefine | Define models

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  1. Plural of model

Verb form

  1. third-person singular of model

Extensive Definition

A model is a pattern, plan, representation (especially in miniature), or description designed to show the main object or workings of an object, system, or concept. Model may also refer to:
Abstractions, concepts, and theories:
As representations of objects:
  • Model (physical), a physical representation of an object
  • Solid modeling, study of unambiguous representations of the solid parts of an object
  • Scale model, a replica or prototype of an object
  • Model building, a hobby centered around construction of material replicas
  • 3D model, a 3D polygonal representation of an object, usually displayed with a computer
In human and animal behavior
  • An organism (or set of signals originating from it) that is mimicked by another.
  • Mental model, a person's cognitive representation of an idea or thought process
  • Modeling (NLP), a process in neuro-linguistic programming
  • Modelling (psychology), learning by imitating or observing a person's behavior
  • Role model, a person who serves as a behavioural or moral example to others
In occupations:
In history and culture:
In lighting:
In geography:
  • Model, Colorado, an unincorporated town in the United States
  • Model (Poland) - a village in Poland in Masovia Voivodeship in Gostyniński county in Pacyna commune
models in Amharic: ሞዴል
models in Arabic: نموذج (توضيح)
models in Czech: Model
models in Danish: Model
models in German: Modell (Begriffsklärung)
models in Spanish: Modelo
models in Persian: مدل‌سازی
models in French: Model
models in Korean: 모델
models in Indonesian: Model
models in Italian: Modello
models in Latvian: Modelis
models in Hungarian: Modell
models in Dutch: Model
models in Japanese: モデル
models in Norwegian: Modeller
models in Polish: Model
models in Portuguese: Modelo
models in Russian: Модель
models in Simple English: Model
models in Finnish: Malli
models in Swedish: Modell
models in Turkish: Model
models in Ukrainian: Модель
models in Chinese: 模
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