Definition of modeling in English:


Syllabification: mod·el·ing
Pronunciation: /ˈmädl-iNG
(British modelling)


  • 1The work of a fashion model.
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    • He continues his modelling career between acting jobs and is based with a Manchester agency.
    • Women certainly seem to take centre stage when it comes to the world of fashion and modelling, and the few men in the profession appear to be a class apart.
    • ‘Although I sometimes feel very tired, fashion modelling is still a very attractive job,’ she said.
  • 2The art or activity of making three-dimensional models.
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    • Their works - be it be painting, clay modelling or videography - are great.
    • As well as sketching, oil and water colour painting, clay modelling is also available.
    • In terms of both modelling and the decoration applied to his surface - a cross-eyed butterfly caught in the gaze of a greedy frog - he is a tour-de-force.
  • 2.1 [often with adjective] The devising or use of abstract or mathematical models: macroeconomic modeling and policy analysis
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    • Updating of its contents is most timely in view of the recent interest in mathematical modelling of oil field development techniques.
    • The essence of mathematical modelling is simplification.
    • As well as the one that we have discussed, human movement raises many problems that can be tackled by mathematical modelling.

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