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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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A proposed human needs conceptual model for dental hygiene.
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After identifying the objectives of the exercise, we organize a set of expert participants from whom to seek input into a conceptual model.
A Conceptual Model for Transcriptome High- Throughput Sequencing Pipeline.
Conceptual models can be defined as models that improve our understanding of systems and their behavior (compare with Grimm [1994], Mylopoulos [1992], Haefner [2005]).
Additional evidence indicates that providing users with a conceptual model of the system beforehand aids in their understanding of the system (i.
Addressing the lack of consensus in the field Moody (2005) proposes the ISO/IEC9126 software quality model as a template to structure conceptual model quality frameworks.
For introduction a conceptual model for determination of environmental water requirement should be obtained information about study geographical position, herbal and animal species of wetland.
Fawcett further states that SUHB a conceptual model rather than a grand theory because the concepts and propositions are more abstract and general than grand theories or middle-range theories (J.
Considerable research is indicated before the conceptual model presented is validated.
As a conceptual model explaining the determinants of privacy concerns, this study utilized three theoretical perspectives: social contract, risk perception, and self-efficacy perspective.
To estimate cost effectiveness based on improved indoor environment, a researcher at Finland's Helsinki University of Technology developed a conceptual model that demonstrates a decrease in performance by 2% for each degree increase of space temperature ranging between 77[degrees]F and 89.

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