Translation of "model" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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modelnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈmɒd.əl/ us /ˈmɑː.dəl/

model noun [ C ] (COPY)

C2 something that a copy can be based on because it is an extremely good example of its type

模範,典型,榜樣
The educational system was a model for those of many other countries. 這種教育體制是許多其他國家學習的榜樣。
The developer plans to build a model community on the site. 市政會計劃在這個地點建設一個示範鎮。
They created an education system on the European model. 一些團體想按伊朗的模式建立一個伊斯蘭國家。
Even Chris, the very model of calmness (= someone who is usually extremely calm), was angered by having to work such long hours. 就連一貫極為冷靜的克裡斯也為必須這麼長時間工作而生氣。
She really is a model (= perfect) student. 她真是個模範學生。

More examples

  • Throughout the ordeal of her husband's funeral, Mrs Kennedy was a model of deportment .
  • He was the very model of a gentleman - he behaved perfectly.
  • She seems to think that my niece is a model child, unlike my kids!
  • The team decided to set up a sixth form college on the same model, except smaller.
  • Jack was a superb manager and his department soon became a model for all the others to emulate.

model noun [ C ] (PERSON)

B1 a person who wears clothes so that they can be photographed or shown to possible buyers, or a person who is employed to be photographed or painted

模特兒
a fashion/nude model 時裝/裸體模特兒
She's going out with a male model. 她在和一個男模特兒談戀愛。
I worked as an artist's model when I was a college student. 求學時,我曾為一個藝術家當過模特兒。
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More examples

  • She moved to London in the hope of finding work as a model, but failed.
  • Her confidence and poise show that she is a top model.
  • He has had work as a male model.
  • She copies what the catwalk models are wearing.
  • She has the looks of a model.

model noun [ C ] (MACHINE)

A2 a particular type of machine, especially a car, that is slightly different from machines of the same type

(汽車等的)型號;特定型號的汽車
a luxury/new model 豪華/新型汽車
the latest model 最新車款

More examples

  • They've copied the basic design from the Japanese model and added a few of their own refinements.
  • Our latest model of phone has several new features.
  • Our marketing people have come up with a great idea for the launch of the new model.
  • The advantage of the smaller model is its greater portability.
  • The company's new model will be going into production early next year.

model noun [ C ] (REPRESENTATION)

A2 something that represents another thing, either as a physical object that is usually smaller than the real object, or as a simple description that can be used in calculations

模型
a plastic model aircraft 塑膠飛機模型
By looking at this model you can get a better idea of how the bridge will look. 看這個模型,你就可以更清楚瞭解該橋的樣子。
to construct a statistical/theoretical/mathematical model 建構一個統計/理論/數學模型
No computer model of the economy can predict when the next recession will be. 任何電腦經濟模型都無法預測下次經濟蕭條會是甚麼時候。

modelverb

uk /ˈmɒd.əl/ us /ˈmɑː.dəl/ -ll- or US usually -l-

model verb (CLOTHES)

[ I or T ] to wear fashionable clothes, jewellery, etc. in order to advertise them

當模特兒;穿戴…展示
Tatjana is modelling a Versace design. 塔嘉娜在為範思哲的設計作模特展示。
I used to model when I was younger. 我年紀較輕時當過模特兒。

model verb (MAKE A MODEL)

[ T ] to make a model of something

模擬;用模型展示
to model animals out of clay 用黏土捏出動物造型
to model clay into animal shapes 將黏土捏成動物形態
The whole car can be modelled on a computer before a single component is made. 在一個零件也沒製造出來前,整輛汽車可以在電腦上模擬出來。

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(Translation of “model” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)