Princess Lilian was born Lilian Davies in Swansea, Wales, in August 1915 and moved to London aged 16 to follow a modelling career.
We waited and waited, and Boris, growing restless, wandered about, fussing with modelling wax and red clay.
I have made no poems since that day—only frittered away my life in modelling.
The modelling of the entire figure is instinct with expression.
He also got some clay and played with them at modelling figures of various kinds.
I ought to get plenty of ideas for my modelling, oughtn't I, Nick?
Neither was Miss Burns, with her strong arms and sculptor hands, which were accustomed to modelling from life.
The last stage is the reproduction, by modelling in clay, etc..
This board is to be used only as a centre brace while modelling the boat.
The earlier the work the finer the modelling of the figures.
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.).
also modelling, 1650s, "action of bringing into desired condition," verbal noun from model (v.). Meaning "action of making models" (in clay, wax, etc.) is from 1799. Meaning "work of a fashion model" is from 1941.
modeling mod·el·ing (mŏd'l-ĭng)
The acquisition of a new skill by observing and imitating that behavior being performed by another individual.
In behavior modification, a treatment procedure in which the therapist models the target behavior which the learner is to imitate.
A continuous process by which a bone is altered in size and shape during its growth by resorption and formation of bone at different sites and rates.
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.