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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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In symbolic model, concepts are represented by symbols, knowledge is conceived of as objects in individual minds (Bereiter & Scardamalia, 1996).
a symbolic model, in which the meaning implied by contact with an object assumes prime importance -- as in the notion that wearning Hitler's hat suggests acceptance or approval of his actions
While she hardly seems guilty of such overreach--indeed, the symbolist poet serves only as a symbolic model for the artist--it is nevertheless apparent that her own approach is also more one of accrual than synthesis.

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