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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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Accordingly, two colleagues and I undertook a project using this method with King's (1981) conceptual model of nursing. More specifically, the Empathy Research Team at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville began a hermeneutic analysis project examining nursing science text in 1993.
Her completed and ongoing work with King's conceptual model of nursing has revealed a theory embedded in King's writings that neither other King scholars nor King herself had previously recognized.

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