Model Mod"el, v. t. [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. [1913 Webster]

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