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model of excellence or perfection of a kind; one having no equal apotheosis , ideal , nonesuch , nonpareil , nonsuch , paragon , saint
original model or type archetype , blueprint , prototype
original model on which something is patterned archetype , original , pilot
first or original model archetype , prototype
model, old astronomical armillary sphere
model plane wood balsa
plan or model blueprint , prototype
(physics) a theory of atomic structure that combined Rutherford's model with the quantum theory; electrons orbiting a nucleus can only be in certain stationary energy states and light is emitted when electrons jump from one energy state to another Bohr theory
Italian cardinal and military leader; model for Machiavelli's prince (1475-1507) Borgia , Cesare Borgia
United States architect who designed the Capitol Building in Washington which served as a model for state capitols throughout the United States (1763-1844) Bullfinch , Charles Bullfinch
tomograph that constructs a 3-D model of an object by combining parallel planes CAT scanner , computerized axial tomography scanner
globe that is a spherical model of the heavens celestial globe
Roman statesman regarded as a model of simple virtue; he twice was called to assume dictatorship of Rome and each time retired to his farm (519-438 BC) Cincinnatus , Lucius Quinctius Cincinnatus
wax model casting technique cire perdue , lost-wax process
(astronomy) Copernicus' astronomical model in which the Earth rotates around the sun Copernican system
Polish astronomer who produced a workable model of the solar system with the sun in the center (1473-1543) Copernicus , Mikolaj Kopernik , Nicolaus Copernicus
very pretty girl who works as a photographer's model cover girl , lovely , pin-up
drawing or model with exterior removed cutaway
model cut to show interior cutaway
representation (drawing or model) of something in which the outside is omitted to reveal the inner parts cutaway , cutaway drawing , cutaway model
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