[ mok-uhp ]
/ ˈmɒkˌʌp /
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a model, often full-size, for study, testing, or teaching: a mock-up of an experimental aircraft.
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Origin of mock-up
First recorded in 1915–20; noun use of verb phrase mock up
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How to use mock-up in a sentence
“WANTED,” the ad reads in a mock-up of old-style Wild West posters.Texas Calls All Gun-Toting Yanks|David Freedlander|January 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Contemporary jewelry designer Chris Habana just released a mock-up of the bra in necklace form.Bra of the Century|Rebecca Dana|June 15, 2010|DAILY BEAST
He was propped up in his bed with a mock-up of the cover of his new novel in hand.My Dishy Phone Calls With Dominick Dunne|Jane Hitchcock|August 27, 2009|DAILY BEAST
In the end, she used the orange to mock-up versions of the dress, then promptly forgot it.The Slumdog Stylist|Dale Hrabi|November 22, 2008|DAILY BEAST
He went on to tell her about the copper box that was the cellar, and the odd mock-up someone had made of his boat.The Tunnel Under The World|Frederik Pohl
"They must have clamped him into some mock-up," Scriven murmured.The Brain|Alexander Blade
British Dictionary definitions for mock-up
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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