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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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The model is modified to include not only the component model, but also die components and features.
Since the expected values of all results are equal to Y, the model (1) is based on Assumption I.
The challenge for ASCA is to spread the model to the many states, school districts, individual schools, and practicing school counselors across the country that are currently functioning with diverse, and sometimes antiquated, school counseling programs.
The more detailed the model is, the more computer memory it takes up and the more difficult it is to display, rotate, and modify the virtual sculpture.
The main question the model builders posed was, What kinds of statements do models make as a category, with respect to issues of form?