Definition of mock-up in English:


Syllabification: mock-up
(also mockup)


  • 1A model or replica of a machine or structure, used for instructional or experimental purposes.
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    • With full-size prototypes, mock-ups and models made with sample materials, tactility, texture, tone and technique are expressed.
    • This wasn't just any ordinary old white van either, according to the police, who said it was so unusual that it took time to provide a mock-up model for last week's crime reconstruction at the bank.
    • It has to be clear that the mock-up is for information purposes only, not to solicit comments for a redesign.
  • 1.1An arrangement of text and pictures to be printed: a mock-up of the following day’s front page
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    • Management reviewed the text and mock-ups, but largely left the project to the author and designer.
    • In the next picture (a mock-up of the preferences screen) you've seen that I've put in an option to make that name editable or uneditable.
    • Last Saturday, a tabloid published a mock-up picture of him wearing a dunce's cap.

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