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Origin of model

1565鈥75; earlier modell<Middle French modelle<Italian modello<Vulgar Latin *modellus, equivalent to Latin mod(ulus) (see module) + -ellus-elle

synonym study for model

1. See ideal.

OTHER WORDS FROM model

mod路el路er; especially British, mod路el路ler, nounpre路mod路el, verb (used without object), pre路mod路eled, pre路mod路el路ing or (especially British) pre路mod路elled, pre路mod路el路ling.un路mod路eled, adjectiveun路mod路elled, adjective
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How to use model in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for model

model
/ (藞m蓲dl) /

noun
verb -els, -elling or -elled or US -els, -eling or -eled

Derived forms of model

modeller or US modeler, noun

Word Origin for model

C16: from Old French modelle, from Italian modello, from Latin modulus, diminutive of modus mode
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Scientific definitions for model

model
[ m艔dl ]

A systematic description of an object or phenomenon that shares important characteristics with the object or phenomenon. Scientific models can be material, visual, mathematical, or computational and are often used in the construction of scientific theories. See also hypothesis theory.
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