Meaning of MODEL in English

MODEL

I. noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a fashion model

Fashion models are usually very tall.

a model citizen (= a very good one )

His neighbours described him as a model citizen.

a positive role model

We should provide girls with more positive role models.

computer modelling

computer modelling of the city’s traffic flow

held up as a model

The school is held up as a model for others.

nude model

I did some work as a nude model when I was in college.

positive role model

I want to be a positive role model for my sister.

role model

I want to be a positive role model for my sister.

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

different

There has been a substantial literature on macroeconomic disequilibrium, but there is considerable disagreement about the appropriateness of different models .

The gun industry suggests a different model for gun owners to emulate.

Surprisingly, although they were all different models from different eras, they had the same familiar feel about them.

Strengths and limitations vary. Different models are good at different things.

Economists have worked with many different models , each marked with one form or another of the competitive label.

Software simulations generally support several different net-work models and may allow choices in factors such as transfer functions.

The multiplicity of terms in current use - patient, consumer, customer - imply quite different models .

early

There are remarkable similarities between the strengths model of case management, and early casework models.

Those early models were not much more than modified pickup trucks and truly got some rugged use.

Perhaps Maxham already knew that the Newleys' burglar alarm was one of the early Custodemus models .

The first extension deals with the static nature of the earlier models .

For instance, they created highly original relief panels to decorate the Sebasteion as well as other sculpture that adapted earlier models for different purposes.

All four I am referring to have replaceable batteries - an improvement on earlier models .

The Jerusalem, or Early Church model , began to predominate, and this meant being with people rather than apart from them.

mathematical

Of course, aircraft were flying long before the development of powerful mathematical models .

An associated mathematical model { 81 } can reproduce the periodic but not the chaotic regime.

Linear, additive models are easier to work with than more complex mathematical models.

This is a mathematical model designed to determine the optimal amount of inventory that a firm should carry.

Laws do not require the construction of complex mathematical models .

The mathematical models of the glycolytic pathway take the form of ordinary nonlinear differential equations.

For example, suppose we have a mathematical model with n 100 for study of the vibration characteristics of an aircraft.

All fifty name-face pairs were stored in a mathematical model .

new

If power interests are threatened, then new models of conformity may merely provoke new forms of deviance.

Together they form a coherent whole, a new model of government.

But in the market at that time the ploy was far from enough to make the new models seem like bargains.

General Motors plans several new investments this year, and most of them concern new model introductions, Wieland said.

In an effort to cut costs, Nissan will reduce the breathtaking speed at which new models are rushed on to the market.

The new model is global in scale, an interdependent network.

She was surprised to find a treasure palace of colourful yarns and all types of machines including the newest models .

What Valverde and Nadelstern are proposing is a new model for higher education-the remedial college.

simple

This deliberately starts with some very simple models , which are then elaborated step-by-step.

In the beginning, ecologists built simple mathematical models and simple laboratory microcosms.

Neither in Feyerabend's image of theory proliferation nor in Kuhn's paradigm shifts is there any simple model of progress.

A very simple model will illustrate the hypergame concept.

We shall see that an important feature of both the monetarist approach and our simple model is the so-called augmented Phillips curve.

The policy conclusions drawn from the simpler model will also still follow.

None of the major implications derived from the simple model would be affected by the introduction of these mechanisms.

A second simple mechanical model can be constructed from the ideal elements by placing a spring and dashpot in parallel.

theoretical

They argue for the development of theoretical models , upon which hypothesis testing can be carried out.

The general theoretical model , in a very simplified form, is shown in Figure 2.

This analysis is extended by the examination of theoretical models of buying behaviour, and is illustrated by a major case study.

The discipline became dominated by two new theoretical models: first a functionalist theory of synchronic adaptation, and later structuralism.

Lattice enthalpies can also be calculated using a theoretical model .

There is no clear theoretical model to explain the relationship between motivation, job satisfaction and performance.

A second approach is to use some theoretical model to calculate effective atomic charges.

■ NOUN

computer

Consultants Travers' Morgan appear to have used a 1000 link computer model in the analysis for Serpell.

Barnston reviewed many computer models developed over the years to forecast El Nino events.

The resultant computer models are used in oil field development.

Indeed, some of the largest institutional money managers catering to wealthy individual investors advertise tax-related investment strategies based on computer models .

To investigate further the link between planning and language a computer model will be implemented.

Of 13 computer models , eight anticipated moderate warming; two, weak warming; and three, no warming.

Competing against time and against one an-other, they tweaked and massaged the raw seismic data with complex computer models .

fashion

He got hitched fifteen years ago to some fashion model .

He looks like a fashion model , a clubland vamp or the boy next door.

Yet out of uniform she looked like a fashion model .

Film stars and fashion models became more slender because their angles photographed better on screen and in magazines.

Although she may have many other fine qualities, she is clearly not an international fashion model .

Do women really want to look like fashion models ?

Masha, 20, is training to be a fashion model in St Petersburg.

Two self-employed fashion models , both in their early 20s, also are charged.

process

A quite different method of evaluation is to construct a process model which seeks to relate input to output.

You may however only install one process model at a time.

Option 7.3.0 - Process Modelling Operations provides an index page to the process model options available via the user image.

Option 7.3.1 - Install/Deinstall Process Models enables users with process model operations privilege to install and deinstall process models.

This is user definable and determines which process model the module is to follow.

These are the items which move through a lifecycle ie. are acted upon by a process model .

role

Where are the black role models for them to follow?

They want the women to be a sort of role model for them, out there conquering and achieving.

The managers soon discovered their management responsibilities as role models .

He wasn't evil enough to be a role model to us.

Maybe you'd know how to act if you had some more positive role models and some real heroes in your life.

Doesn't she know, I go on, that she used to be a role model ?

But most men do not choose their fathers as role models as they move away from their families and into the world.

scale

This was approximately one fifth full size, but was a working mock-up rather than a true scale model .

And yet, that lifetime was a kind of scale model for what followed.

Seven of their 1:20 scale models have been chosen for exhibition and two have been combined to provide the full-scale installation.

A section on the skyscraper with amazing scale models shows the growth and diversity in this monumental building style.

A method of reconstruction which incorporates some of the advantages of both physical reconstruction and reconstruction drawings is the scale model .

The show features original architectural drawings, photos, scale models and videos.

It is a one-fifth scale model of Endeavour, built using traditional methods, but also allowing for modern safety requirements.

A fab yellow scale model of a woman playing a guitar!

■ VERB

based

However, the Kent model is firmly based on a model of long-term and not short-term care.

Indeed, some of the largest institutional money managers catering to wealthy individual investors advertise tax-related investment strategies based on computer models .

The assessment was based on Neuman's model , which examines the stresses that impinge on an individual's equilibrium.

At Hubbard Woods, as at Fratney Street, the entire language arts curriculum is based on the whole-language model .

Planning individualised nursing care based on nursing models and the nursing process.

To make a difference, the therapy could not be one based on the models that were generally in use today.

The suggestions that follow are based on models that are widely used in management development and leadership training.

build

In recent years considerable research has been undertaken to build computer models of asset performance and returns and their correlation with liabilities.

Each of these was built along the Babylonian model , as a self-governing fragment of the fallen Judean kingdom.

At the moment he is doing mathematical modelling with the aim of building an experimental model of a solar-powered desalination plant.

A winner was to have been picked and given enough money to build the first model .

My aim was always to build working models that I could control.

For weeks before Obon, each community builds its own large model of a sailing schooner.

The support can work the other way; physiological knowledge can help us to build models .

He played Dungeons and Dragons and spent hours building model airplanes.

construct

A quite different method of evaluation is to construct a process model which seeks to relate input to output.

Throughout, the emphasis is on constructing multiple alternative models , which can be explored and tested against each other.

Copying also includes the use of one image to make another, like constructing a model from some one else's drawing.

They constructed a circular model , where both parties in a conversation are shown as having virtually the same functions.

The researcher has constructed computer models which predict tax and benefit entitlement under the present system, and after any possible reforms.

However, a problem arose when one tried to use such theories to construct a model of the atom.

Rawls constructs his model soas to argue for the primacy of an equality of needs.

develop

The research is focused on developing a suitable model of an export marketing system for Northern Ireland's seed potatoes.

Organic union is a dynamic, developing model .

Lacey, for instance, develops a model of socialisation based on a modification of Becker's concept of social strategy.

But as Table 2-1 shows, the adoption of free-market develop-ment models has raised their average growth rates.

Just as an accountant might use a financial model , the analyst can develop an entity model.

Case studies are analysed, and teams are then set to develop their own models of teamwork.

In these circumstances he is considered to have developed a model which does not bridge the gap between reality and his aspirations.

Nozick develops a model which enables him to make primary a principle with respect to entitlement.

provide

It is suggested that the Commissioner would provide a good model for the establishment of similar posts in other areas of dispute.

To whom would my deeds provide a model of behavior?

Yesterday's debate about electoral reform could provide the model .

The adsorption on such well defined surfaces provides excellent models for more complicated practical catalysts.

Accompanying listening tapes provide models for exceptionally thorough work on pronunciation, stress, and intonation.

The Belfield Reading Project has attracted considerable interest and has provided a model for many schools in this country and abroad.

It provides a visual model of the effects of a small number of control factors acting in a field or potential.

The independent sector provides some models and much experience for any new initiatives at grassroots level.

serve

The project serves as a model of organization for temporeros elsewhere.

Zajedno leaders are hoping this will serve as a model .

This in itself raises issues of how the information infrastructure can best serve two models at once.

This indeed served as a model for later national reactions and triumphs.

This is reflected in the religion, which in turn serves as the model for traditional Hindu society.

It will serve as the model for all future coaching contracts, so Pete is taking his time.

It has been reproduced in millions and has served as the model for metro maps all over the world.

This will serve as a model of an integrated economy.

use

In workshops, learners should be encouraged to use the models effectively.

In one apocryphal story that circulated on trading floors years ago, Black once tried to execute several trades using his model .

This has all the facilities mentioned above, and in addition uses a medical model of the treatment of rape.

Recent court decisions have ruled that using all-white models in real estate ads sends a discriminatory message to other races.

This requirement alone would preclude most individual investors from using such models .

The Pageant of the Masters uses live models to re- create notable paintings, sculptures and decorative art.

Anaximander could have used the model of reparation of injustice to explain a large number of phenomena.

Although the prototype currently simulates these activities, actual airline operations will be used in production models .

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

conform to a pattern/model/ideal etc

entry level product/model/computer etc

working model

Behind him on a finely carved desk was a gleaming working model of the St Petersburg-Cannes Express constructed in pearls and amethysts.

For 300 years or more our science has omitted any human attributes that may impinge upon or impede its mechanistic working model.

My aim was always to build working models that I could control.

Simulation techniques have been developed to allow scientists and planners to build working models of the systems which they are studying.

The Base was a closed system, like a tiny working model of Earth itself, recycling all the chemicals of life.

When I was about four years of age, he made a working model roundabout with galloping horses.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

"What make is the car?" "It's a Ford." "And what model ?" "An Escort 1.8L."

As children build models they learn about design and construction.

Civil society is a classical economist's model of the free market.

Ford Motor Co. will offer new features and new models this year.

The 1957 photo shows him holding a scale model of an ocean liner he built entirely by hand.

There was a shelf in his bedroom full of model planes.

We also have a deluxe model for $125.

We produce a range of different computers, but this is our most popular model .

White's team made a model of the new ballpark to show the public.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Darwin himself saw disease as a model of change.

Do women really want to look like fashion models?

Full client participation is essential to ensure accuracy when compiling the information model .

Page three models and married rubber fetishists, with a slave on the side, flickered before our very astonished eyes.

Seven of their 1:20 scale models have been chosen for exhibition and two have been combined to provide the full-scale installation.

The example of the development of today's plate tectonic model of the Earth follows this pattern.

The wealthy girl had every model of Ginny doll and steamer trunks full of clothes for them.

Two more models are going up by Wilshire Homes of Austin.

II. adjective

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■ NOUN

aircraft

The sum was raised at a model aircraft flying display that was all but washed out through appalling weather.

car

A model car doesn't have to contain all the elements of an internal combustion engine in order to work as a toy!

I built model cars when I was younger.

Andrew has been prompted to make a model car like his dad's.

Genghis, assembled out of model car parts, weighed only 3. 6 pounds.

Corgi sent a full range of their model cars , including Rolls Royces and Porsches.

I would suspect that it's a model car .

city

It was his idea that it would become a model city at an initial cost of £100,000.

The model cities program fell on hard times soon after it began.

The model cities distribution of funds was 40 percent, 50 percent, and 10 percent, respectively.

Houston did participate in the model cities program, however.

As part of the citizen participation requirements, councils had been set up in four model cities and twelve antipoverty target neighborhoods.

farm

There he built a model farm specialising in truffles - the regional speciality - potatoes and nuts.

A model farm was built for the herd in 1850 but after 1870 the herd's size was never more than 100.

The Economic Societies encouraged local industries, set up model farms , and sponsored new crops.

Before applying the impact of support charges, his model farm produced a farm gross margin of £101,000 under farm income-optimising calculations.

helicopter

On very early model helicopters this was probably the only method which stood a any chance of success, but only just!

The model helicopter pilot is not alone in suffering from this problem.

Now it's up to you Only a few years ago it was a considerable achievement to fly a model helicopter at all.

A model helicopter behaves in exactly the same way.

number

I don't know the model number but it's the number one that they make - retails for about £850.

railway

And what's the Ghost Train but a model railway set of which one becomes a passenger?

I used to spend hours watching a model railway club layout in Crouch End, near Highgate.

I have never used this model railway , but I saw which way he went.

The young visitors to the museum next Sunday will also be entertained with a model railway and sideshows.

The Lucas boys kept their model railway in the house and their cries penetrated the professor's study disturbingly.

It popped up in a recent Capes, Dunn sale of toys, teddy bears, model railways etal and made £190.

student

He is in other words a model student though not necessarily a good one.

Xavier Hicks, model student , was being charged with assault with a deadly weapon and possession of a concealed weapon.

Unlike Aung San and Sukarno he was a model student , excelling despite his marginal position.

Two other girls were model students .

train

Some people like model trains or football.

It's a model train with a price tag that puts it in a league of its own.

village

A short drive takes you to a monkey sanctuary, model village or miniature stream railway and lots more.

wife

In all she was a model wife , and earned the esteem of everyone in the town.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

conform to a pattern/model/ideal etc

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Chris always got to work early and left late - the model employee.

Karen was a model student: hardworking, intelligent and enthusiastic.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

A model car doesn't have to contain all the elements of an internal combustion engine in order to work as a toy!

After his death the Henderson family bought the estate and built model cottages designed by Ernest George and Peto in the village.

I built model cars when I was younger.

It was his idea that it would become a model city at an initial cost of £100,000.

Planning Guidance on Architects Advisory panels for panel members and panel users was prepared together with model terms of reference.

There, the model home styles are named after lakes, springs and, more recently, famous golf courses.

Two other girls were model students.

III. verb

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADVERB

closely

Process rights are modelled closely upon those of ordinary courts, and any balancing is undertaken within this context.

■ VERB

attempt

It attempts to model operational interactions between company functions in one way that is logically sound.

They consist of processing elements, or units, that attempt to model some of the properties of neurons.

Providing a mechanism for other influences attempts to model the fact that real neurons are affected by factors other than inputs.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

entry level product/model/computer etc

working model

Behind him on a finely carved desk was a gleaming working model of the St Petersburg-Cannes Express constructed in pearls and amethysts.

For 300 years or more our science has omitted any human attributes that may impinge upon or impede its mechanistic working model.

My aim was always to build working models that I could control.

Simulation techniques have been developed to allow scientists and planners to build working models of the systems which they are studying.

The Base was a closed system, like a tiny working model of Earth itself, recycling all the chemicals of life.

When I was about four years of age, he made a working model roundabout with galloping horses.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Here we have a Kenar T-shirt modeled by Linda Evangelista.

She made a living modeling for art classes.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

All the tee-shirts were modelled by the pupils during the school's fashion show organised by the Parent Teachers Association.

I modelled them on the shape of your abdomen when you strode out of the sea last month.

Most of the decor in this part of the house was modelled after Hollywood's idea of elaborate period furnishings.

She also attended a kindergarten school where she first demonstrated her talent for modelling with clay.

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