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In general, a model is an informative representation of an object, person or system. The term originally denoted the plans of a building in late 16th-century English, and derived via French and Italian ultimately from Latin modulus, a measure. In detail, model may refer to:
A physical model is a physical representation of an object, such as a miniature aeroplane representing a real aeroplane
- Model (art), a person posing for an artist, e.g. a 15th-century criminal representing the biblical Judas in Leonardo da Vinci's painting The Last Supper
- Model (person), a person who serves as a template for others to copy, often in the context of advertising commercial products
- Model (product), a particular design of a product offered by its manufacturer
- Car model, a particular design of vehicle sold by a manufacturer
- Model organism (often shortened to model), a non-human species that is studied to understand biological phenomena present in other related organisms, e.g. a guinea pig starved of vitamin C to study scurvy, an experiment that would be immoral to conduct on a man
- Model (mimicry), a species that is mimicked by another species
A conceptual model is a theoretical representation of a system, e.g. a set of equations attempting to describe the workings of the atmosphere for the purpose of weather forecasting.
- Conceptual model (computer science)
- Mathematical model
- Economic model, a theoretical construct representing economic processes
- Statistical model, a mathematical model that usually specifies the relationship between one or more random variables and other non-random variables
- Model (CGI), a mathematical representation of any surface of an object in three dimensions via specialized software
- Model (logic), a set along with a collection of finitary operations, and relations that are defined on it, satisfying a given collection of axioms
- Model (MVC), the central component of the model–view–controller software design pattern
- Standard model (disambiguation)
- Medical model a proposed "set of procedures in which all doctors are trained"
Film and television
- Model, a 1974 Greek experimental movie
- The Model (film), a 2016 Danish thriller drama film
- Model (TV series), a 1997 South Korean television series
- Models, a 1999 Austrian drama film by Ulrich Seidl
- Model (band), a Turkish rock band
- Models (band), an Australian rock band
- The Models, an English punk rock band
- "Model" (Gulddreng song)
- "Das Model", a song by Kraftwerk
- "Model", a song by Avail from Dixie
- "Model", a song by Simply Red from Stars
- Model, Masovian Voivodeship, east-central Poland
- Model, Colorado, an unincorporated town in the United States
- Model (surname), a surname frequently of Central European and occasionally English origins
- Rick Martel (born 1956), professional wrestler nicknamed "The Model"
- Eddie Taubensee (born 1968), baseball player nicknamed "The Model"
- MODEL or Movement for Democracy in Liberia, a rebel group in Liberia
- Soho walk-up apartment for prostitution signposted "model"
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- Scientific modelling, minimizing a complex system to better be able to solve problems
- Model theory, the study of classes of mathematical structures
- Modeling (NLP), the process of adopting the behaviors, language, strategies and beliefs of another person or exemplar
- Modeling (psychology), learning by imitating or observing a person's behavior
- Remodeling (disambiguation)
- Space mapping
- Modell (disambiguation)
- Modelo (disambiguation)
- Miniature faking, a photograph made to look like a photograph of a scale model
- Fluid mosaic model the proposal that biological cell walls consist of a double layer of non-rigid biomolecules
- Model lipid bilayer, an artificial chemical reconstruction of a biological cell wall
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