mock-up

or mock·up

[ mok-uhp ]
/ ˈmɒkˌʌp /
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noun

a model, often full-size, for study, testing, or teaching: a mock-up of an experimental aircraft.

Origin of mock-up

First recorded in 1915–20; noun use of verb phrase mock up

Definition for mock up (2 of 2)

Origin of mock

1400–50; late Middle English mokken < Middle French mocquer
SYNONYMS FOR mock
5 cheat, dupe, fool, mislead.
Related forms
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British Dictionary definitions for mock up (1 of 2)

mock

/ (mɒk) /

verb

noun

adjective (prenominal)

sham or counterfeit
serving as an imitation or substitute, esp for practice purposesa mock battle; mock finals
See also mock-up
Derived Formsmockable, adjectivemocker, nounmocking, noun, adjectivemockingly, adverb

Word Origin for mock

C15: from Old French mocquer

British Dictionary definitions for mock up (2 of 2)

mock-up


noun

a working full-scale model of a machine, apparatus, etc, for testing, research, etc
a layout of printed matter

verb mock up

(tr, adverb) to build or make a mock-up of
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