Origin of modeling
verb (used with object), mod·eled, mod·el·ing or (especially British) mod·elled, mod·el·ling.
verb (used without object), mod·eled, mod·el·ing or (especially British) mod·elled, mod·el·ling.
Origin of model
Synonyms for model
Examples from the Web for modeling
Contemporary Examples of modeling
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
December 27, 2014
How did you make the transition from pro surfer to modeling?Anastasia Ashley, Surfer-Cum-Model, Rides The Viral Internet Wave
December 23, 2014
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
December 5, 2014
Bowman claimed her modeling agent introduced her to Cosby in 1985 at a Denver comedy club.
She says her modeling agency landed her an audition, and she got the job.
Historical Examples of modeling
I thickened to the consistency of modeling clay with plaster of paris.Taxidermy
Leon Luther Pray
The modeling room's open, and you can always see the antique.
I've tried so hard to get on with the modeling—for I do love it—but it just seems as though I couldn't.
The modeling room has remained in charge of Mr. Cosmos Mindeleff.Eighth Annual Report
She seemed so troubled about the modeling—bless her dear heart!That Girl Montana
Marah Ellis Ryan
- a representation, usually on a smaller scale, of a device, structure, etc
- (as modifier)a model train
- a standard to be imitatedshe was my model for good scholarship
- (as modifier)a model wife
- an original unique article of clothing
- (as modifier)a model coat
- an interpretation of a formal system under which the theorems derivable in that system are mapped onto truths
- a theory in which a given sentence is true
verb -els, -elling or -elled or US -els, -eling or -eled
Word Origin for model
also modelling, 1650s, "action of bringing into desired condition," verbal noun from model (v.). Meaning "action of making models" (in clay, wax, etc.) is from 1799. Meaning "work of a fashion model" is from 1941.
1570s, "likeness made to scale; architect's set of designs," from Middle French modelle (16c., Modern French modèle), from Italian modello "a model, mold," from Vulgar Latin *modellus, from Latin modulus "a small measure, standard," diminutive of modus "manner, measure" (see mode (n.1)).
Sense of "thing or person to be imitated" is 1630s. Meaning "motor vehicle of a particular design" is from 1900 (e.g. Model T, 1908; Ford's other early models included C, F, and B). Sense of "artist's model" is first recorded 1690s; that of "fashion model" is from 1904. German, Swedish modell, Dutch, Danish model are from French or Italian.
1844, from model (n.).