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American English: /ˈproʊdəˌtaɪp/
British English: /ˈprəʊtətʌɪp/

Translation of prototype in Spanish:


  • 1 (model)
    (before noun) (model/system)
    Example sentences
    • One big drawback: the prototype emission control device they tested cost thousands of dollars.
    • This device, at the prototype stage, is expected to cost $20 and act as a Web access device.
    • By late 1937 he had designed, built and successfully tested both a semiauto rifle and a prototype light machine gun.
  • 2 (typical example)prototype of something
    prototipo (masculine) de algo
    Example sentences
    • There are various explanatory reasons, so obvious in hindsight that their suppression must be regarded as an original prototype of political correctness.
    • The Gaelscoil building will be a pilot project to the latest specifications with the eventual design to be used as a prototype for the design of schools of its size nationally.
    • The earlier, topic-based discussion attempts to establish a taxonomy of structural prototypes and gestural categories, from which follow readings of a group of works.
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