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English Dictionary: modeling by the DICT Development Group
4 results for modeling
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. sculpture produced by molding [syn: mold, mould, molding, moulding, modeling, clay sculpture]
  2. a preliminary sculpture in wax or clay from which a finished work can be copied
    Synonym(s): modeling, modelling, molding, moulding
  3. the act of representing something (usually on a smaller scale)
    Synonym(s): model, modelling, modeling
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Model \Mod"el\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Modeled}or {Modelled}; p.
      pr. & vb. n. {Modeling} or {Modelling}.] [Cf. F. modeler, It.
      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.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Modeling \Mod"el*ing\, n. (Fine Arts)
      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. [Written also
      {Modeling plane}, a small plane for planing rounded objects.
      {Modeling wax}, beeswax melted with a little Venice
            turpentine, or other resinous material, and tinted with
            coloring matter, usually red, -- used in modeling.

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (15Feb98) [foldoc]:
      US spelling of "{model}ling".
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