representation of sth usually smaller than the original; design of sth that is made so that it can be copied in another material
particular design or type of product
system used as a basis for a copy; pattern
a model of tact, fairness, accuracy, etc.
person employed to pose for an artist, photographer, etc.
practise as a model
shape in some soft substance
make from a model; take as a copy or example
"the computer program was based on a model of the circulatory and respiratory systems"
"his car was an old model"
"the president didn't have time to be a model so the artist worked from photos"
"an exemplar of success"
"a model of clarity"
"he is the very model of a modern major general"
"every child needs a role model"
"I profited from his example"
"she was too fat to be a mannequin"
"model a head with clay"
"We don't know the woman who posed for Leonardo so often"
"model the latest fashion"
"The pilots are trained in conditions simulating high-altitude flights"
"model an airplane"
When we mean to build, We first survey the plot, then draw the model.
出自：2 Henry IV , Shakespeare
Many a ship that sailed the main Was modelled o'er and o'er again.
The railway system was modelled on the successful plan used in other countries.
The Constitution of Canada is modelled upon that of England.
加拿大的宪法是仿效英国制定的。 model oneself/sth after〔on, upon〕 sb/sth
The boy modelled himself after his father.
Mary has always modelled herself on her mother.
She models her behaviour upon her brother's.
The children were asked to model an aeroplane out of balsa-wood.
The children modelled animals with paper.