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mock-up

[mok-uhp] /ˈmɒkˌʌp/
noun
1.
a model, often full-size, for study, testing, or teaching:
a mock-up of an experimental aircraft.
Also, mockup.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20; noun use of verb phrase mock up
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Examples from the web for mockup
  • Another requires patients to match cue cards in a mockup of a driving roundabout or rotary.
  • Although the actual design isn't finalized, the mockup shows the concept clearly enough.
  • Each burn pit is outfitted with an aircraft mockup to enhance research objectives.
  • Large eddy simulation of thermal jets injected into a plenum mockup.
British Dictionary definitions for mockup

mock-up

noun
1.
a working full-scale model of a machine, apparatus, etc, for testing, research, etc
2.
a layout of printed matter
verb
3.
(transitive, adverb) to build or make a mock-up of
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Word Origin and History for mockup
n.

also mock-up, "model, simulation" 1919, perhaps World War I, from mock (v.) + up (adv.). The verbal phrase mock up is attested from 1911.

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Slang definitions & phrases for mockup

mock-up

modifier

: blend computer-generated imagery and full-size mock-up dinos seamlessly

noun

A model; a simulation, often full-sized: They made a mock-up of the wing to study the lift (1920+)


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