model

1. noun /ˈmɒdl̩,ˈmɑdl̩/
a) A person who serves as a subject for artwork or fashion, usually in the medium of photography but also for painting or drawing.

The beautiful model had her face on the cover of almost every fashion magazine imaginable.

b) A miniature representation of a physical object.

The boy played with a model of a World War II fighter plane.

See Also: mode, module
2. adjective /ˈmɒdl̩,ˈmɑdl̩/
a) Serving as an example of something.

The couple inspected the model home with a real estate agent.

b) Worthy of being a model; exemplary.

He was a model student.

3. verb /ˈmɒdl̩,ˈmɑdl̩/
a) To display an object for others to see, especially in regard to wearing clothing while performing the role of a fashion model.

She modelled the shoes for her friends to see.

b) To use as an object in the creation of a forecast or model.

They modelled the data with a computer to analyze the experiment’s results.

See Also: remodel, modeler

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