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  • 1 To pattern after — Pattern Pat tern, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Patterned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Patterning}.] 1. To make or design (anything) by, from, or after, something that serves as a pattern; to copy; to model; to imitate. Milton. [1913 Webster] [A temple] patterned… …

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  • 2 Pattern — Pat tern, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Patterned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Patterning}.] 1. To make or design (anything) by, from, or after, something that serves as a pattern; to copy; to model; to imitate. Milton. [1913 Webster] [A temple] patterned from that …

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  • 3 Pattern 1853 Enfield — Rifle Musket 1853 Enfield Rifle Musket Type Rifled Musket Place of origin …

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  • 4 Pattern welding — is the practice in sword and knife making of forming a blade of several metal pieces of differing composition that are forge welded together and twisted and manipulated to form a pattern. Often incorrectly called Damascus steel (which is produced …

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  • 5 Pattern — Pat tern, n. [OE. patron, F. patron, a patron, also, a pattern. See {Patron}.] 1. Anything proposed for imitation; an archetype; an exemplar; that which is to be, or is worthy to be, copied or imitated; as, a pattern of a machine. [1913 Webster]… …

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  • 6 pattern box — Pattern Pat tern, n. [OE. patron, F. patron, a patron, also, a pattern. See {Patron}.] 1. Anything proposed for imitation; an archetype; an exemplar; that which is to be, or is worthy to be, copied or imitated; as, a pattern of a machine. [1913… …

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  • 7 Pattern card — Pattern Pat tern, n. [OE. patron, F. patron, a patron, also, a pattern. See {Patron}.] 1. Anything proposed for imitation; an archetype; an exemplar; that which is to be, or is worthy to be, copied or imitated; as, a pattern of a machine. [1913… …

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  • 8 pattern chain — Pattern Pat tern, n. [OE. patron, F. patron, a patron, also, a pattern. See {Patron}.] 1. Anything proposed for imitation; an archetype; an exemplar; that which is to be, or is worthy to be, copied or imitated; as, a pattern of a machine. [1913… …

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  • 9 pattern cylinder — Pattern Pat tern, n. [OE. patron, F. patron, a patron, also, a pattern. See {Patron}.] 1. Anything proposed for imitation; an archetype; an exemplar; that which is to be, or is worthy to be, copied or imitated; as, a pattern of a machine. [1913… …

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  • 10 Pattern reader — Pattern Pat tern, n. [OE. patron, F. patron, a patron, also, a pattern. See {Patron}.] 1. Anything proposed for imitation; an archetype; an exemplar; that which is to be, or is worthy to be, copied or imitated; as, a pattern of a machine. [1913… …

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  • 11 Pattern wheel — Pattern Pat tern, n. [OE. patron, F. patron, a patron, also, a pattern. See {Patron}.] 1. Anything proposed for imitation; an archetype; an exemplar; that which is to be, or is worthy to be, copied or imitated; as, a pattern of a machine. [1913… …

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  • 12 Pattern theory — Pattern theory, formulated by Ulf Grenander, is a mathematical formalism to describe knowledge of the world as patterns. It differs from other approaches to artificial intelligence in that it does not begin by prescribing algorithms and machinery …

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  • 13 Pattern Languages of Programming — is the name of a group of annual conferences. The purpose of these conferences is to develop and refine the art of software (design) patterns, cf. design patterns (computer science). Most of the effort focuses on developing a textual presentation …

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  • 14 Pattern Recognition (novel) — infobox Book | name = Pattern Recognition image caption = Original 1st edition cover author = William Gibson cover artist = country = United States language = English series = genre = Science fiction novel publisher = G. P. Putnam s Sons release… …

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  • 15 Pattern 1914 Enfield — Rifle, .303 Pattern 1914 Pattern 1914 Enfield Type Service rifle Place of origin …

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  • 16 Pattern coin — A pattern coin is a coin produced for the purpose of evaluating a proposed coin design, but which was not approved for general circulation. They are often off metal strikes, to proof standard or piedforts. Patterns are collected by many coin… …

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  • 17 Pattern 1913 Enfield — Infobox Weapon|is ranged=yes caption=Pattern 1913 Enfield name=Rifle, Pattern 1913 type=Service rifle origin=UK era=pre WWI design date=1912 prod design date=Development and experimental/trials only serv design date=Did not enter service used… …

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  • 18 pattern — patternable, adj. patterned, adj. patterner, n. patternless, adj. patternlike, adj. patterny, adj. /pat euhrn/; Brit. /pat n/, n. 1. a decorative design, as for wallpaper, china, or textile fabrics, etc. 2. decoration or ornament having such a… …

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  • 19 After Doomsday — infobox Book | name = After Doomsday title orig = translator = image caption = Lurid and misleading cover picture from original paperback printing. author = Poul Anderson illustrator = cover artist = country = United States language = English… …

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  • 20 After Dark — ▪ software       series of interactive screensaver software created by the American software company Berkeley Systems in the late 1980s and early 1990s. The series later developed into a collection of games and gained a large cult following.… …

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