Some articles on model, models:
... The Smithsonian Institution owns a System/360 Model 65, although it is no longer on public display ... IBM museum in Sindelfingen has two S/360s (a Model 20 and a Model 91 floating point machine) ... The control panel of the most complex System/360 model type built, the FAA IBM 9020, comprising up to 12 System/360 model 65s and System/360 model 50s in its ...
... A model organism is a non-human species that is extensively studied to understand particular biological phenomena, with the expectation that discoveries made in the organism model ... Model organisms are in vivo models and are widely used to research human disease when human experimentation would be unfeasible or unethical ... Studying model organisms can be informative, but care must be taken when extrapolating from one organism to another ...
... Many models offered the option of emulation of the customer's previous computer (e.g ... the IBM 1400 series on a Model 30 or the IBM 7094 on a Model 65) using a combination of special hardware, special microcode and an emulation program that used the emulation instructions ... The Model 85 and later System/370 retained the emulation options, but allowed them to be executed under operating system control alongside native programs ...
... of each database hosted in the DBMS, according to the DBMS database model ... The five database structures are the hierarchical model, the network model, the relational model, the multidimensional model the object relational model, the object oriented model,and the object model ... A given database management system may provide one or more of the five models ...
More definitions of "model":
- (noun): Someone worthy of imitation.
Example: "Every child needs a role model"
Synonyms: role model
- (noun): Something to be imitated.
Example: "A model of clarity"; "he is the very model of a modern major general"
Synonyms: exemplar, example, good example
- (noun): A person who poses for a photographer or painter or sculptor.
Example: "The president didn't have time to be a model so the artist worked from photos"
- (adj): Worthy of imitation.
Example: "Model citizens"
- (noun): The act of representing something (usually on a smaller scale).
Synonyms: modelling, modeling
- (noun): A simplified description of a complex entity or process.
Example: "The computer program was based on a model of the circulatory and respiratory systems"
Synonyms: theoretical account, framework
- (noun): Representation of something (sometimes on a smaller scale).
- (noun): A woman who wears clothes to display fashions.
Synonyms: mannequin, manikin, mannikin, manakin, fashion model
- (verb): Plan or create according to a model or models.
- (verb): Display (clothes) as a mannequin.
Example: "Model the latest fashion"
- (noun): A type of product.
Example: "His car was an old model"
- (verb): Create a representation or model of.
- (verb): Construct a model of.
Example: "Model an airplane"
Synonyms: mock up
Famous quotes containing the word model:
“AIDS occupies such a large part in our awareness because of what it has been taken to represent. It seems the very model of all the catastrophes privileged populations feel await them.”
—Susan Sontag (b. 1933)
“Your home is regarded as a model home, your life as a model life. But all this splendor, and you along with it ... its just as though it were built upon a shifting quagmire. A moment may come, a word can be spoken, and both you and all this splendor will collapse.”
—Henrik Ibsen (18281906)
“For an artist to marry his model is as fatal as for a gourmet to marry his cook: the one gets no sittings, and the other gets no dinners.”
—Oscar Wilde (18541900)