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mock-up

or mock·up

[mok-uhp]
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noun
  1. 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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  • "They must have clamped him into some mock-up," Scriven murmured.

    The Brain

    Alexander Blade


British Dictionary definitions for mock-up

mock-up

noun
  1. a working full-scale model of a machine, apparatus, etc, for testing, research, etc
  2. a layout of printed matter
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verb mock up
  1. (tr, adverb) to build or make a mock-up of
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