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1. The act of being a model: When parents eat healthy food themselves, this modeling influences their children's dietary habits.
2. The act or art of sculpting or forming in a pliable material, such as clay or wax.
a. Representation of depth and solidity in painting, drawing, or photography.
b. Visual shape and texture of something regarded aesthetically, especially the human face or form.
4. The act of simulating a complex system by means of a model, especially a mathematical model.
5. The profession of being a model.


Building up of forms in three dimensions by means of plastic material such as clay or wax.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.modeling - sculpture produced by moldingmodeling - sculpture produced by molding  
sculpture - a three-dimensional work of plastic art
2.modeling - a preliminary sculpture in wax or clay from which a finished work can be copiedmodeling - a preliminary sculpture in wax or clay from which a finished work can be copied
sculpture, carving - creating figures or designs in three dimensions
3.modeling - the act of representing something (usually on a smaller scale)modeling - the act of representing something (usually on a smaller scale)
representation - an activity that stands as an equivalent of something or results in an equivalent
simulation - the act of imitating the behavior of some situation or some process by means of something suitably analogous (especially for the purpose of study or personnel training)
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The assignments include both multiple framework contracts involve mathematical modeling to study issues of water scarcity, floods, erosion and sedimentation in waterways and in the coastal zone.
As I will show in this paper, the mathematical models and the act of mathematical modeling in gambling hold a potential for providing at least a partial answer to this question through further research.
Introduction to mathematical modeling and chaotic dynamics.
The talk, entitled “Models and their Impact in the Drug Development Process”, will focus on the different uses of mathematical modeling in drug development.
Mathematical modeling is a method of simulating real situations with mathematical equations to forecast their future behavior.
Therefore mathematical modeling and computer simulation of the studied process can be only alternative how to obtain this information (Carlslaw & Jaeger, 2008).
Mathematical modeling and simulation; introduction for scientists and engineers.
What mathematical modeling has allowed them to understand is which of these characteristics plays a dominant role in reducing the tumor cell population.
In 2001, using mathematical modeling and lab experiments, Sumpter and two colleagues studied how foraging pharaoh's ants build trails.
This would be a fine addition to a technical library as a resource for persons who conduct sophisticated mathematical modeling.
The intent is that students who complete such a course will be able to use mathematical modeling coupled with algebra skills to analyze various problems and recognize the usefulness of applying the process to real-world situations.

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