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noun antetype, archetype, copy, copy in miniature, design, example, exemplar, exemplum, gauge, guide, ideal, image, imitation, miniature, mold, paradigm, paragon, pattern, plan, precedent, prototype, replica, representation, sample, specimen, standard
Associated concepts: Model Code
See also: absolute, arrangement, build, case, code, copy, criterion, design, epitome, example, exemplar, exemplary, forge, form, guide, ideal, illustration, instance, laudable, make, norm, paradigm, paragon, paramount, pattern, precedent, principle, produce, professional, prototype, representative, rule, sample, specimen, standard, stellar, style, symbol, typical

MODEL. A machine made on a small scale to show the manner in which it is to be worked or employed.
     2. The Act of Congress of July 4, 1836, section 6, requires an inventor who is desirous to take out a patent for his invention, to furnish a model of his invention, in all cases which admit of representation by model, of a convenient size to exhibit advantageously its several parts.

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Starting this person off on the first day with a one-hour walk-through of the data model for the warehouse can give them a solid high-level understanding of the area in which they will work, raising their confidence and reducing the amount of time it takes for them to learn the details.
This is a prudent step forward for Teradata and good news for large and growing health-care companies interested in a comprehensive, enterprise-wide data model," said Steve Hoberman, founder of the Data Model Scorecard and an author and trainer in the field of data modeling.
SchemaLogic enhances IBM's Content Management applications when prospects or accounts require taxonomy as an organizing structure of information and the ability to manage data models across various content repositories.
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