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Imitation vs. Modeling

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Imitationnoun

The act of imitating.

Modelingverb

present participle of model

Imitationnoun

A copy or simulation; something that is not the real thing.

‘imitation leather’;

Modelingnoun

The art of sculpting models from clay etc. to create a representation of something.

Imitationnoun

The act of imitating.

‘Poesy is an art of imitation, . . . that is to say, a representing, counterfeiting, or figuring forth.’;

Modelingnoun

The representation of depth in a two-dimensional image.

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Imitationnoun

That which is made or produced as a copy; that which is made to resemble something else, whether for laudable or for fraudulent purposes; likeness; resemblance.

‘Both these arts are not only true imitations of nature, but of the best nature.’;

Modelingnoun

The profession of someone who models clothes.

Imitationnoun

One of the principal means of securing unity and consistency in polyphonic composition; the repetition of essentially the same melodic theme, phrase, or motive, on different degrees of pitch, by one or more of the other parts of voises. Cf. Canon.

Modelingnoun

(mathematics) The construction and use of a computer model of a physical system.

Imitationnoun

The act of condition of imitating another species of animal, or a plant, or unanimate object. See Imitate, v. t., 3.

Modelingnoun

The learning of a new skill by copying other people.

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Imitationnoun

the doctrine that representations of nature or human behavior should be accurate imitations

Modelingnoun

The act or art of making a model from which a work of art is to be executed; the formation of a work of art from some plastic material. Also, in painting, drawing, etc., the expression or indication of solid form.

Imitationnoun

a copy that is represented as the original

Modelingnoun

sculpture produced by molding

Imitationnoun

copying (or trying to copy) the actions of someone else

Modelingnoun

a preliminary sculpture in wax or clay from which a finished work can be copied

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Imitationnoun

a representation of a person that is exaggerated for comic effect

Modelingnoun

the act of representing something (usually on a smaller scale)

Imitationadjective

not genuine or real; being an imitation of the genuine article;

‘it isn't fake anything; it's real synthetic fur’; ‘faux pearls’; ‘false teeth’; ‘decorated with imitation palm leaves’; ‘a purse of simulated alligator hide’;

Imitation

Imitation (from Latin imitatio, ) is an advanced behavior whereby an individual observes and replicates another's behavior. Imitation is also a form of social learning that leads to the "development of traditions, and ultimately our culture.

‘a copying, imitation’;

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