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Significado de “model” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "model" - Diccionario Inglés

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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: The educational system was a model for those of many other countries. The developer plans to build a model community on the site. They created an education system on the European model. Even Chris, the very model of calmness (= someone who is usually extremely calm), was angered by having to work such long hours. She really is a model (= perfect) student.

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  • 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: a fashion/nude model She's going out with a male model. I worked as an artist's model when I was a college student.
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  • model noun [C] (MACHINE)

A2 a particular type of machine, especially a car, that is slightly different from machines of the same type: a luxury/new model the latest model

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  • 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: a plastic model aircraft By looking at this model you can get a better idea of how the bridge will look. to construct a statistical/theoretical/mathematical model No computer model of the economy can predict when the next recession will be.

modelverb

uk   /ˈmɒd.əl/ us   /ˈmɑː.dəl/ -ll- or US usually -l-
  • model verb (MAKE A MODEL)

[T] to make a model of something: to model animals out of clay to model clay into animal shapes The whole car can be modelled on a computer before a single component is made.
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(Definition of model from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "model" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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modelnoun [C]

us   /ˈmɑd·əl/
  • model noun [C] (REPRESENTATION)

something built or drawn esp. to show how something much larger would look: The architect showed us a model of the planned hotel.
A model is also a representation of something in words or numbers that can be used to tell what is likely to happen if particular facts are considered as true: a statistical model predicting population growth
  • model noun [C] (GOOD EXAMPLE)

someone or something that is an extremely good example of its type, esp. when a copy can be based on it: She was a model of loyalty and stuck by him even after he went to jail.
  • model noun [C] (PERSON)

a person employed to wear esp. new, fashionable clothes to show how the clothes look and to make them look attractive: Models paraded down the ramp to show off the latest fashions of Paris and New York.
A model is also a person employed to show his or her body to be drawn or photographed by those studying the human form.
  • model noun [C] (MACHINE)

a particular type of device or machine that is different in quality, style, or some other feature from others that have the same use: This car comes in a two-door and a four-door model. We were shown large and small models of air conditioners.

modelverb [T]

us   /ˈmɑd·əl/
  • model verb [T] (REPRESENTATION)

to form something from a plastic substance such as clay, or to use a plastic substance to make a form of something: to model a face She modeled the clay into a sculpture.
  • model verb [T] (GOOD EXAMPLE)

to create something by basing its form or appearance on something else: The state building was modeled on the US Capitol in Washington, D.C.
  • model verb [T] (WEARING CLOTHES)

to wear new, fashionable clothes to show how the clothes look and to make them look attractive, esp. at a fashion show (= a special occasion for people to see new clothes) or for photographs in a magazine, newspaper, etc.: She will be modeling the new line of spring coats.

modeladjective [not gradable]

us   /ˈmɑd·əl/
being someone or something that is an extremely good example of its type, exp. when the person or thing can be copied: They were model parents and were loved by the whole community.
(Definition of model from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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modelnoun [C]

uk   /ˈmɒdəl/ us  
a particular type of machine, which is slightly different from machines of the same type: When renewing insurance, please tell us the make and model of your car.basic/popular/standard model In the US the basic model sells for $499 before tax.cheaper/luxury model A luxury model has a mahogany frame and is upholstered in calfskin.the current/latest/new model Speed and reliability of its latest model of high-speed train have improved.discontinued/old/previous model Once a new phone hits the shelves, interest in the old model will drop sharply.design/develop/make a model We designed a new model that uses less electricity.produce/release a model This model was produced to meet a rising demand for the new features.
something such as an object, plan, or set of rules that is used to show what something else is like or how it works: a scale/working model Retailers expect to have a working model and retail pricing information by summer. economic/financial/mathematical model No economic model can forecast growth in jobs in industries that are just being created.statistical/strategic model The charts shows a predicted oil price that is calculated using a statistical model.
a way of doing something that can be used as an example or can be copied: He prefers the American approach to wealth creation over the European model.a model for/of sth The company continues to be a growth leader and a model of operating efficiency. The software company's strategy has served as a model for many small startups.

modelverb [T often passive]

uk   /ˈmɒdəl/ us   UK -ll-, US -l-
to copy or create something based on something else: model sth on sth The American effort is modeled on a successful Dutch system.
to create something such as an object or plan that shows what something else is like or how it works: The new process has to be modelled and tested.
(Definition of model from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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