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Model vs. Ragdoll

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Modelnoun

A person who serves as a subject for artwork or fashion, usually in the medium of photography but also for painting or drawing.

‘The beautiful model had her face on the cover of almost every fashion magazine imaginable.’;

Ragdollnoun

(felinology) A modern American breed of domestic cat that relaxes completely when picked up.

Modelnoun

A person, usually an attractive female, hired to show items or goods to the public, such as items given away as prizes on a TV game show.

Ragdollnoun

A model consisting of a set of connected rigid bodies that can collapse in a loose, natural manner.

Modelnoun

A representation of a physical object, usually in miniature.

‘The boy played with a model of a World War II fighter plane.’;

Ragdollverb

To be flung about, such that a person or character has an appearance like that of a rag doll that is flung about.

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Modelnoun

A simplified representation used to explain the workings of a real world system or event.

‘The computer weather model did not correctly predict the path of the hurricane.’;

Ragdoll

The Ragdoll is a breed of cat with a distinct colorpoint coat and blue eyes. Its morphology is large and weighty, and it has a semi-long and silky soft coat.

Modelnoun

A style, type, or design.

‘He decided to buy the turbo engine model of the sports car.’;

Modelnoun

The structural design of a complex system.

‘The team developed a sound business model.’;

Modelnoun

A successful example to be copied, with or without modifications.

‘He was a model of eloquence and virtue.’; ‘British parliamentary democracy was seen as a model for other countries to follow.’;

Modelnoun

(logic) An interpretation function which assigns a truth value to each atomic proposition.

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Modelnoun

(logic) An interpretation which makes a certain sentence true, in which case that interpretation is called a model of that sentence.

Modelnoun

A particular style, design, or make of a particular product.

‘This year's model features four doors instead of two.’;

Modelnoun

(manufacturing) An identifier of a product given by its manufacturer (also called model number).

Modelnoun

(medicine) An animal that is used to study a human disease or pathology.

Modelnoun

Any copy, or resemblance, more or less exact.

Modelnoun

(software architecture) In software applications using the model-view-controller design pattern, the part or parts of the application that manage the data.

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Modeladjective

Worthy of being a model; exemplary.

Modelverb

(transitive) To display for others to see, especially in regard to wearing clothing while performing the role of a fashion model.

‘She modelled the shoes for her friends to see.’;

Modelverb

(transitive) To use as an object in the creation of a forecast or model.

‘They modelled the data with a computer to analyze the experiment’s results.’;

Modelverb

(transitive) To make a miniature model of.

‘He takes great pride in his skill at modeling airplanes.’;

Modelverb

(transitive) To create from a substance such as clay.

‘The sculptor modelled the clay into the form of a dolphin.’;

Modelverb

(intransitive) To make a model or models.

Modelverb

(intransitive) To be a model of any kind.

‘The actress used to model before being discovered by Hollywood.’;

Modelnoun

A miniature representation of a thing, with the several parts in due proportion; sometimes, a facsimile of the same size; as, a

‘In charts, in maps, and eke in models made.’; ‘I had my father's signet in my purse,Which was the model of that Danish seal.’; ‘You have the models of several ancient temples, though the temples and the gods are perished.’;

Modelnoun

Something intended to serve, or that may serve, as a pattern of something to be made; a material representation or embodiment of an ideal; sometimes, a drawing; a plan; as, the clay model of a sculpture; the inventor's model of a machine.

‘[The application for a patent] must be accompanied by a full description of the invention, with drawings and a model where the case admits of it.’; ‘When we mean to buildWe first survey the plot, then draw the model.’;

Modelnoun

Anything which serves, or may serve, as an example for imitation; as, a government formed on the model of the American constitution; a model of eloquence, virtue, or behavior.

Modelnoun

That by which a thing is to be measured; standard.

‘He that despairs measures Providence by his own little, contracted model.’;

Modelnoun

Any copy, or resemblance, more or less exact.

‘Thou seest thy wretched brother die,Who was the model of thy father's life.’;

Modelnoun

A person who poses as a pattern for an artist; as, the artist used his daughter as a model for an Indian maiden.

Modelnoun

A person who is employed to wear clothing for the purpose of advertising or display, or who poses with a product for the same purpose; a mannequin{1}; as, a fashion model.

‘A professional model.’;

Modelnoun

A particular version or design of an object that is made in multiple versions; as, the 1993 model of the Honda Accord; the latest model of the HP laserjet printer. For many manufactured products, the model name is encoded as part of the model number.

Modelnoun

An abstract and often simplified conceptual representation of the workings of a system of objects in the real world, which often includes mathematical or logical objects and relations representing the objects and relations in the real-world system, and constructed for the purpose of explaining the workings of the system or predicting its behavior under hypothetical conditions; as, the administration's model of the United States economy predicts budget surpluses for the next fifteen years; different models of the universe assume different values for the cosmological constant; models of proton structure have grown progressively more complex in the past century.

Modeladjective

Suitable to be taken as a model or pattern; as, a model house; a model husband.

Modelverb

To plan or form after a pattern; to form in model; to form a model or pattern for; to shape; to mold; to fashion; as, to model a house or a government; to model an edifice according to the plan delineated.

Modelverb

To make a copy or a pattern; to design or imitate forms; as, to model in wax.

Modelnoun

a simplified description of a complex entity or process;

‘the computer program was based on a model of the circulatory and respiratory systems’;

Modelnoun

a type of product;

‘his car was an old model’;

Modelnoun

a person who poses for a photographer or painter or sculptor;

‘the president didn't have time to be a model so the artist worked from photos’;

Modelnoun

representation of something (sometimes on a smaller scale)

Modelnoun

something to be imitated;

‘an exemplar of success’; ‘a model of clarity’; ‘he is the very model of a modern major general’;

Modelnoun

someone worthy of imitation;

‘every child needs a role model’;

Modelnoun

a representative form or pattern;

‘I profited from his example’;

Modelnoun

a woman who wears clothes to display fashions;

‘she was too fat to be a mannequin’;

Modelnoun

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

Modelverb

plan or create according to a model or models

Modelverb

form in clay, wax, etc;

‘model a head with clay’;

Modelverb

assume a posture as for artistic purposes;

‘We don't know the woman who posed for Leonardo so often’;

Modelverb

display (clothes) as a mannequin;

‘model the latest fashion’;

Modelverb

create a representation or model of;

‘The pilots are trained in conditions simulating high-altitude flights’;

Modelverb

construct a model of;

‘model an airplane’;

Modeladjective

worthy of imitation;

‘exemplary behavior’; ‘model citizens’;

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