By his death and crucifixion, he modeled suffering and death as well as life.
I now understand that I simply repeated the patterns my mother had modeled for me.
Symonds denies, however, that Ford modeled Jack Ryan on him.
She was a ballet dancer, modeled for Maxim, and was an actress who took acting classes at the University of Hartford.
She dropped out of Vassar to study painting in Paris, where she modeled for Vogue.
In form and stature, he was modeled strictly after the heron.
The great King would only allow himself to be modeled by Lysippus.
We have said that intelligence is modeled on matter and that it aims in the first place at fabrication.
The designs were both imprinted on the soft clay and modeled in relief.
In the schools of to-day the education is modeled upon the needs of the man.
1570s, "likeness made to scale; architect's set of designs," from Middle French modelle (16c., Modern French modèle), from Italian modello "a model, mold," from Vulgar Latin *modellus, from Latin modulus "a small measure, standard," diminutive of modus "manner, measure" (see mode (n.1)).
Sense of "thing or person to be imitated" is 1630s. Meaning "motor vehicle of a particular design" is from 1900 (e.g. Model T, 1908; Ford's other early models included C, F, and B). Sense of "artist's model" is first recorded 1690s; that of "fashion model" is from 1904. German, Swedish modell, Dutch, Danish model are from French or Italian.
1844, from model (n.).
A systematic description of an object or phenomenon that shares important characteristics with the object or phenomenon. Scientific models can be material, visual, mathematical, or computational and are often used in the construction of scientific theories. See also hypothesis, theory.