There are 3 translations of model in Spanish:

model1

Pronunciation: /ˈmɑːdl; ˈmɒdl/

n

  • 1 1.1 (reproduction) maqueta (f), modelo (m) to make a model of sth hacer* una maqueta de algo 1.2 (formula, theory) modelo (m)
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    • This is the reason why they develop, as a rule, systems of mathematical models and computational problems.
    • Many studies present mathematical models that describe evolutionary processes involving bacteria.
    • Theoretical chemistry is the study of chemical phenomena with the help of mathematical models and computer calculations.
  • 2 2.1 (paragon) modelo (m) a model of virtue un dechado de virtudes 2.2 (prototype, example) modelo (m) to take/use sth/sb as a model tomar/utilizar* algo/a algn de or como modelo on the American model siguiendo el modelo americano, a imitación del modelo americano
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    • A three-dimensional, scale model of the Abbey grounds will be on display in the local banks over the next few weeks.
    • The scale model of the proposed Sports Village is on display at Leigh Library.
    • They will be encouraged to take part in a design game, which uses large maps and scale models to represent town features.
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    • If it isn't a war then we should follow the criminal model and use the laws and rules that have been established to to deal with this.
    • He observes that churches now follow the same corporate models that farms have adopted.
    • This is the first national pilot for the scheme and it is likely other authorities will follow the model in Wiltshire.
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    • The hypocrite is a good example for other people, a model of probity and decorum, at least until the truth comes out.
    • Up to the age of 11, my childhood has been a model of textbook perfection.
    • The hospice model of care is now espoused as a model of excellence and has led to a worldwide hospice movement aspiring to deliver high quality care to dying patients.
  • 3 3.1 (design) modelo (m) last year's models los modelos del año pasado 3.2 (BrE) (unique item) [Clothing] modelo (m) exclusivo
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    • This often required that multiple product models be designed and manufactured to meet different national standards.
    • Further questioning revealed that he had never touched any version or model of the product I was calling about!
    • Lately, many equipment makers have unveiled new models designed for broad dairy product applications.
  • 4 (person) 4.1 [Clothing] [Phot] modelo (mf) a male model un modelo 4.2 [Art] modelo (mf)
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    • The manner in which the leg is cut off at the groin in some of these drawings recalls the ecorche wax models of legs formerly attributed to Michelangelo in the Victoria and Albert Museum.
    • A principal use of wax in sculpture is as an auxiliary material, either for preliminary sketches or for making models to be reproduced in metal.
    • Work on the statue required a total of two years, with eight months devoted to sculpting the clay model.
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    • Only last year, a Royal Academy of Arts touring workshop was not allowed to employ nude models to pose for art students.
    • The artist demands a pose, the model complies; but once the model assumes the pose, the artist must pay attention.
    • You may think it's always going to be interesting to look at a naked person, but many people who try to be artist's models are not very good.

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Word of the day mandíbula
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Cultural fact of the day

Today is Fiesta de Santiago (St James' Day). The famous Camino de Santiago, the pilgrimage of thousands of people from all over Spain and many other parts of Europe to the holy city of Santiago de Compostela, takes place in the week leading up to St James' Day, 25 July. The city also has its fiestas around this time. The streets are full of musicians and performers for two weeks of celebrations culminating in the Festival del Apóstol.

There are 3 translations of model in Spanish:

model2

vt ( (BrE) -ll-)

  • 1 (shape, form) [clay/shape] modelar
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    • The figure was modelled in marble in Italy, and by the time it was ready, so was the new three-storey office building.
    • The figure was modeled directly after an illustration from volume three of Antonio Francesco Gori's Museum Florentinum, published in Florence in 1734.
    • Following a trip to Paris in 1909 and exposure to Aristide Maillol's work, she modeled life-sized figures in stone.
  • 2 (base)to model sth on sth their education system was modeled on that of France su sistema educativo se inspiró en el francés to model oneself on sb imitar a algn, tomar a algn como modelo he modeled his appearance on that of his idol se vestía tomando a su ídolo como modelo or a imitación de su ídolo
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    • This is costing them too much and they should model their systems on Scottish farms, which are now being broken down into 3 groups.
    • The Socialist Republic of Vietnam came into existence in July 1976 as a communist country modelling its political system after those of the Soviet Union and China.
    • The Opposition might like to recognise that the system it has modelled its approach on - that of England - was dumped last week by the Brits because it is useless.
  • 3 [garment] she models sportswear es modelo de ropa sport Liz is modeling an elegant black dress Liz luce un elegante modelo negro
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    • One would think that Asian models would be more suited to model clothes with the Oriental flair.
    • Students and staff will be modelling clothes from more than nine different high street stores at the show.
    • During the second half of the evening casual and funky clothes were modelled as the girls gave everyone ideas for a Saturday night out with a difference.

vi ( (BrE) -ll-)

  • 2 (pose) [Clothing] trabajar de modelo; [Art] posar; [Phot] ser* modelo
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    • The indolently nude woman in the featured painting was in fact modeled by Ingres's first wife.
    • Schematically shaded at its lower and right sides, the golf ball is illusionistically modeled not in the round but in relief, as is often the case with the apples and oranges of Cezanne.
    • A handsome young man, the cheekbones and almost delicate slope of his nose are modeled with deft passages of brush.
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    • Woods has said his girlfriend had done swimsuit modelling, but never posed nude.
    • Rising to her feet she struck a pose; playfully modeling for him.
    • Back in Scotland, she modelled for ten years and worked as a make-up artist before making the break into media.

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Word of the day mandíbula
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jaw …
Cultural fact of the day

Today is Fiesta de Santiago (St James' Day). The famous Camino de Santiago, the pilgrimage of thousands of people from all over Spain and many other parts of Europe to the holy city of Santiago de Compostela, takes place in the week leading up to St James' Day, 25 July. The city also has its fiestas around this time. The streets are full of musicians and performers for two weeks of celebrations culminating in the Festival del Apóstol.

There are 3 translations of model in Spanish:

model3

adj

(before n, no comp)
  • 1 (miniature) [railway/village/ship] en miniatura, a escala model aeroplane aeromodelo (m)

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Word of the day mandíbula
f
jaw …
Cultural fact of the day

Today is Fiesta de Santiago (St James' Day). The famous Camino de Santiago, the pilgrimage of thousands of people from all over Spain and many other parts of Europe to the holy city of Santiago de Compostela, takes place in the week leading up to St James' Day, 25 July. The city also has its fiestas around this time. The streets are full of musicians and performers for two weeks of celebrations culminating in the Festival del Apóstol.