the act, art, or profession of a person who models.
the process of producing sculptured form with some plastic material, as clay.
the technique of rendering the illusion of volume on a two-dimensional surface by shading.
the treatment of volume, as the turning of a form, in sculpture.
the representation, often mathematical, of a process, concept, or operation of a system, often implemented by a computer program.
Also called imitation. Psychology. therapy in which a particular behavior is elicited by the observation of similar behavior in others.
- Also especially British, mod·el·ling .
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How to use modeling in a sentence
I was thinking about retiring from modeling, but spending that time with them rekindled that bug.Porn Stars on the Year in Porn: Drone Erotica, Belle Knox, and Wild Sex | Aurora Snow | December 27, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
How did you make the transition from pro surfer to modeling?Anastasia Ashley, Surfer-Cum-Model, Rides The Viral Internet Wave | James Joiner | December 23, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Neither of us had experience with financial modeling, so we just did the best we could.
She began her career as a model at the age of thirteen, modeling for Dolce & Gabbana and Dior.‘Spectre’ Casts 50-Year-Old Bond Girl For 007 to Do Sex To | Amy Zimmerman | December 5, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Bowman claimed her modeling agent introduced her to Cosby in 1985 at a Denver comedy club.Bill Cosby’s Long List of Accusers (So Far): 18 Alleged Sexual Assault Victims Between 1965-2004 | Marlow Stern | November 24, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Center back stage, in front of sky-light, modeling stand upon which is placed a rough statuette, covered by cloth.Fifty Contemporary One-Act Plays | Various
He admired the lines and pointed with pride to the modeling of the stern.Boy Scouts in the North Sea | G. Harvey Ralphson
And made with some of my best modeling clay for reproducing geometric solids!The 4-D Doodler | Graph Waldeyer
Clay modeling, stick laying, paper folding, color and construction of geometrical solids.Textiles | William H. Dooley
Out of practically every story, and out of many of the poems, they get an inspiration for a picture or a bit of modeling.Literature in the Elementary School | Porter Lander MacClintock