verb (used with object), pro·to·typed, pro·to·typ·ing.
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Origin of prototype
OTHER WORDS FROM prototypepro·to·typ·i·cal [proh-tuh-tip-i-kuhl]; /ˌproʊ təˈtɪp ɪ kəl/; pro·to·typ·ic, pro·to·typ·al [proh-tuh-tip-uhl], /ˌproʊ təˈtɪp əl/, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH prototypearchetype, prototype
Words nearby prototype
Example sentences from the Web for prototype
Meanwhile, SpaceX is constructing prototypes in Boca Chica, Texas, of its heavy-lift Starship spacecraft and Super Heavy rocket.Elon Musk’s SpaceX gets a stratospheric valuation in its latest funding|Verne Kopytoff|August 18, 2020|Fortune
A smaller prototype called Starhopper was flown as high as 490 feet last year.SpaceX flew a prototype of its Starship vehicle for the first time|Neel Patel|August 5, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Some such tests exist now, in prototype form, awaiting Food and Drug Administration approval and funding for mass distribution.The Case for Rapid At-Home COVID Testing for Everyone - Facts So Romantic|Robert Bazell|August 5, 2020|Nautilus
Their prototype base, printed last October in Copenhagen, is 10 meters tall and was printed layer by layer, its two walls joined together by a sinuous line of concrete layered into the middle.GE Will 3D Print the Bases of Wind Turbines Taller Than Seattle’s Space Needle|Jason Dorrier|June 21, 2020|Singularity Hub
Most current bioprinted tissue prototypes are done inside the lab, where scientists can maintain more intricate control of how the tissue grows.Scientists 3D Printed Ears Inside Living Mice Using Light|Shelly Fan|June 9, 2020|Singularity Hub
The FC-31 prototype was hidden except when it was flying, and not much detail was available.How China Will Track—and Kill—America’s Newest Stealth Jets|Bill Sweetman|December 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Two weeks later, Ed Logg, a programmer, had a working prototype that looked very, very good.
McDonough helped create an implant prototype, but in the end, “nothing happened to it,” Williams said in court testimony.
Haloid spent nearly 15 years and $75 million developing prototype copiers, even building a factory in 1954 far ahead of demand.
Hull was frustrated that it took a long time and a lot of money to make small plastic prototype parts.
Perhaps his almost perfectly spontaneous love of tiny flowers is already a considerable advance on his so-called prototype.Children's Ways|James Sully
Black Hood saw that he would have to lie in order to protect his prototype, Kip Burland.
The first two Acts of Hills play proceed much after the manner of its prototype, with close parallels in language.The Fatal Dowry|Philip Massinger
This Four Hundred has its prototype in all cities, and in some cities is known as the "fast set."As A Chinaman Saw Us|Anonymous
This causes us to feel that the prototype was "real," while the image is "imaginary."The Analysis of Mind|Bertrand Russell