2. Obrazac, uzora, mustra;
3. um. Potpuno ili delimično gola osoba prema kojoj umetnik radi sliku ili kip;
4. u građevinarstvu i tehnici: uzorak predmeta koji treba izvoditi, izrađen od jevtinog materijala i obično u smanjenom obliku;
5. Kalup po kome se što izrađuje, npr. liju se u pesku mašinski delovi i dr; fig. ugled, primer, uzor. (lat.)
ETYM Cf. dessein, dessin.
1. A decorative or artistic work; SYN. pattern, figure.
2. A preliminary sketch indicating the plan for something.
3. An arrangement scheme; SYN. plan.
4. The act of working out the form of something (as by making a sketch or outline or plan); SYN. designing.
ETYM French modčle, Italian modello, from (assumed) Latin modellus, from modulus a small measure, dim. of modus. Related to Mode, Module.
1. A person who poses for a photographer or painter or sculptor; SYN. poser.
2. Someone worthy of imitation; SYN. role model.
3. A representation of something (sometimes on a smaller scale); SYN. simulation.
4. A representative form or pattern; SYN. example.
5. A simplified description of a complex entity or process; SYN. theoretical account, framework.
6. A type or class of product.
Simplified version of some aspect of the real world. Models are produced to show the relationships between two or more factors, such as land use and the distance from the center of a town (for example, concentric-ring theory). Because models are idealized, they give only a general guide to what may happen.
ETYM French paradigme, Latin paradigma, from Greek, to show by the side of, to set up as an example; para beside + deiknyanai to show. Related to Para-, and Diction.
1. Systematic arrangement of all the inflected forms of a word.
2. The generally accepted perspective of a particular discipline at a given time.
3. An archetypal example or pattern that provides a model for a process or system.
Example, especially of grammatical inflections.
All those factors, both scientific and sociological, that influence the research of the scientist. The term, first used by the us historian of science T S Kuhn, has subsequently spread to social studies and politics.