modelling

3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Modeling \Mod"el*ing\, noun (Fine Arts) The act or art of making a model from which a work of art is to be executed; the formation of a work of art from some plastic material. Also, in painting, drawing, etc., the expression or indication of solid form. [Written also {modelling}.]

{Modeling plane}, a small plane for planing rounded objects.

{Modeling wax}, beeswax melted with a little Venice turpentine, or other resinous material, and tinted with coloring matter, usually red, -- used in modeling.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Model \Mod"el\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Modeled}or {Modelled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Modeling} or {Modelling}.] [Cf. F. modeler, It. modellare.] To plan or form after a pattern; to form in model; to form a model or pattern for; to shape; to mold; to fashion; as, to model a house or a government; to model an edifice according to the plan delineated.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

modelling

noun

1: a preliminary sculpture in wax or clay from which a finished work can be copied [syn: {modeling}, {modelling}, {molding}, {moulding}]

2: the act of representing something (usually on a smaller scale) [syn: {model}, {modelling}, {modeling}]


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