And Obamacare of course was modelled on the health-care plan Mitt Romney enacted in Massachusetts as governor of Massachusetts.
Bow was celebrated for its statuettes, and it is said that several of them were modelled by Bacon, the sculptor.
What would he not have given that Danneker or Canova could have seen her thus and modelled her!
The three figures in front are modelled in high relief, and in beautiful curves; the children in the rear are in low relief.
The breath which he modelled into words seemed to come in little billows.
It is said to have been modelled on Petrarchs handwriting and executed by Francia.
The casts described were modelled from them by an accomplished London Artist.
The present constitution of Switzerland was adopted in 1848 and in many particulars is modelled after that of the United States.
The same may be said of genteel comedy, modelled on Plautus and Terence.
Numerous Colonial houses remained and upon them those of later date were modelled.
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.