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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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In this model we have introduced the aspect ratio A as a parameter and have shown that the fiber spinning model appears to be a limit case (A [approaches] 0) of this film casting model. We have considered both Newtonian and Maxwell behavior.
Using this information, the suggested risers were added to the casting model and a verification simulation was run (Fig.
The casting model can be "cut" along a plane of symmetry; only a portion of the casting then needs to be modeled, with exactly the same results as if the entire casting were modeled.
I'll be dealing with everything from sourcing outfits and casting models to creating catwalk runs and styling backstage.
Among the lineup are 10 spinning and 10 trigger casting models ranging from 6 1/2 feet to 8 feet, at suggested retail prices from $205 to $270.
For the event on February 21 at a trendy studio in Shoreditch, the 31-year-old has decided to make sure all eyes are on her autumn/ winter collection by casting models without a stitch on elsewhere.