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Models and describing models and images

cardboard cut-out

noun

a picture of a person or object stuck on a piece of card that has been cut so as to fit it exactly

cast

verb

to form an object by pouring liquid metal or liquid plastic into a mold

cast

noun

an object formed into a particular shape by pouring a liquid into a mold, allowing the liquid to become hard, and then removing the mold

casting

noun

an object formed into a particular shape by pouring a liquid into a mold

cutaway

adjective

a cutaway drawing or model shows an object with a side removed to allow you to see inside it

effigy

noun

a model of someone, especially one destroyed in a protest against them

exploded

adjective

an exploded picture, model, or view shows the parts of something separately but in a way that makes clear how they are connected or put together

figure

noun

a picture or model of someone

miniature

noun

a very small example or model of something that is usually much larger

mockup

noun

a model of something that is the same size as the real thing, used especially for research

model

verb

to allow an artist or photographer to draw, paint, or photograph you, especially as your job

model

adjective

a model aircraft, boat, etc. is a small copy of a real one

model

adjective

a model farm, school, etc. has been designed to show what a perfect farm, school, etc. would be like

molding

noun

something that was produced in a mold

moulding

the British spelling of molding

pattern

noun

a drawing or shape that you use when you are making something, so that you get the shape and size correct

pixelated

adjective

a pixelated image is divided into large pixels so that it is difficult to see clearly

section

noun

an image that you would see if you cut through something and looked at the flat surface created by cutting

sectional

adjective

showing a cross section of something

skeuomorphic

adjective

a skeuomorphic design includes features which make a new thing look older or more familiar

split screen

noun

a way of showing two or more pictures or sets of information on one movie theater, television, or computer screen

template

noun

an object made of metal, plastic, or thin board that is used as a pattern for cutting things in the same shape

working

adjective

a working model of something such as a machine is a small copy of it that works in the same way as the real thing

skeuomorph

noun

protologism

a new word or phrase invented in the hope that it will become generally used

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