Commentary: theoretical account, framework, simulation - a simplified description or physical representation of a complex entity or process
The computer program was based on a model of the circulatory and respiratory systems.
The model cars were George's favorite toys.
Fido kept chewing up the model racetrack.
WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 1 4
Commentary: a type of product
His car was an older model than mine.
I have a newer model of that computer at home.
If you buy the old model vacuum cleaner you can save money.
WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 2
Commentary: poser, subject - a person who poses for a photographer or painter or sculptor
The president didn't have time to be a model so the artist worked from photos.
They told her she'd make an excellent plus size model.
WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 3 8
Commentary: exemplar, example, role model - something or someone worthy of imitation
Every child needs a role model.
Fido thought that George was a model of success.
A model of clarity...
He is the very model of a modern major general.
I profited from his example.
WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 5 6 7
Commentary: MODEL[+event] modelling, modeling - the act of representing something (usually on a smaller scale); [probably rare]
The teacher asked me to perform the model of CPR on the dummy for the class.
The model of the procedure lasted almost an hour.
WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 9