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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.
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Building up of forms in three dimensions by means of plastic material such as clay or wax.
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|Noun||1.||modeling - 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 copied|
|3.||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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