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A pristine form or primary type that has given rise to varieties
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  1. A pristine form or primary type that has given rise to varieties
  2. A first form or model from which others are made or developed:
  3. An authentic work of art:
A book giving instruction in the elements of some subject; handbook
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  1. A book giving instruction in the elements of some subject; handbook
  2. A person employed to conduct others, as through a museum, and give information about points of interest encountered.
  3. A person who directs, or serves as the model for, another's conduct, career, etc.
A piece of sculpture in wax or clay from which a finished work in bronze, marble, etc. is to be made
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  1. A piece of sculpture in wax or clay from which a finished work in bronze, marble, etc. is to be made
  2. A small object, usually built to scale, that represents in detail another, often larger object.
  3. A schematic description or representation of something, especially a system or phenomenon, that accounts for its properties and is used to study its characteristics:
A copy of a book, pamphlet, etc.
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  1. A copy of a book, pamphlet, etc.
  2. One that is typical or representative; an example:
  3. A representative example of a type of object or thing. In criminal law, a physical sample, such as a fingerprint or hair, taken from the defendant for evidentiary purposes. A representative example of a type of object or thing. In criminal law, a physical sample, such as a fingerprint or hair, taken from the defendant for evidentiary purposes.
Anything used for decorating; ornament
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  1. Anything used for decorating; ornament
  2. A medal, badge, or similar token of honor
  3. The act, process, technique, or art of decorating.
Correct position in the water: a ship is in trim if stable and floating on an even keel, out of trim if not
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  1. Correct position in the water: a ship is in trim if stable and floating on an even keel, out of trim if not
  2. Excised or rejected material, such as film that has been cut in editing.
  3. Any ornamental trimming
An adorning or being adorned; ornamentation
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  1. An adorning or being adorned; ornamentation
  2. (Music) A tone or tones used to embellish a principal melodic tone
  3. Anything serving to adorn; decoration; embellishment; also, a desirable or needed adjunct
Ideal beauty
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  1. Ideal beauty
  2. The concept of perfect beauty.
  3. The perfect type or conception
One serving as a pattern of a specific kind:
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  1. One serving as a pattern of a specific kind:
  2. A similar case that constitutes a model or precedent:
  3. A punishment given as a warning or deterrent:
One that is worthy of imitation; a perfect example or model.
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  1. One that is worthy of imitation; a perfect example or model.
  2. A representative example of a type of object or thing. In criminal law, a physical sample, such as a fingerprint or hair, taken from the defendant for evidentiary purposes. A representative example of a type of object or thing. In criminal law, a physical sample, such as a fingerprint or hair, taken from the defendant for evidentiary purposes.
  3. A typical specimen or example
A conception of something in its most excellent or perfect form
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  1. A conception of something in its most excellent or perfect form
  2. A person or thing regarded as fulfilling this conception; perfect model
  3. One that is regarded as a standard or model of perfection or excellence:
A smooth surface that reflects the images of objects; esp., a piece of glass coated on the reverse side as with silver or an amalgam
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  1. A smooth surface that reflects the images of objects; esp., a piece of glass coated on the reverse side as with silver or an amalgam
  2. A surface capable of reflecting sufficient undiffused light to form an image of an object placed in front of it.
  3. An object that causes light or other radiation to be reflected from its surface, with little or no diffusion. Common mirrors consist of a thin sheet or film of metal, such as silver, behind or covering a glass pane. Mirrors are used extensively in telescopes, microscopes, lasers, fiber optics, measuring instruments, and many other devices.
One serving as an example to be imitated or compared:
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  1. One serving as an example to be imitated or compared:
  2. A person employed to display clothes by wearing them
  3. A schematic description or representation of something, especially a system or phenomenon, that accounts for its properties and is used to study its characteristics:
A set of assumptions, concepts, values, and practices that constitutes a way of viewing reality for the community that shares them, especially in an intellectual discipline.
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  1. A set of assumptions, concepts, values, and practices that constitutes a way of viewing reality for the community that shares them, especially in an intellectual discipline.
  2. An overall concept accepted by most people in an intellectual community, as those in one of the natural sciences, because of its effectiveness in explaining a complex process, idea, or set of data
  3. A pattern, example, or model
Any upright object used as a support, often a part of the thing it supports; supporting piece; base; stand
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  1. Any upright object used as a support, often a part of the thing it supports; supporting piece; base; stand
  2. Something, such as a practice or a product, that is widely recognized or employed, especially because of its excellence.
  3. The type, model, or example commonly or generally accepted or adhered to; criterion set for usages or practices
The form in which something is made or constructed; arrangement:
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  1. The form in which something is made or constructed; arrangement:
  2. A plaster form for immobilizing a broken arm, leg, etc.
  3. The form or direction in which a thing is cast
Relative position or aspect of the planets; the face of the horoscope, according to the relative positions of the planets at any time.
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  1. Relative position or aspect of the planets; the face of the horoscope, according to the relative positions of the planets at any time.
  2. The way things are arranged or put together in order to achieve a result.
  3. Form, as depending on the relative disposition of the parts of a thing's shape; figure; form factor.
The outline or shape of something; form
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  1. The outline or shape of something; form
  2. (--- Mathematics) A geometric form consisting of any combination of points, lines, or planes:
  3. The shape or form of a human body:
A pattern of behavior or performance:
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  1. A pattern of behavior or performance:
  2. The way in which a thing exists, acts, or manifests itself:
  3. The shape and structure of an object:
That quality of a thing which depends on the relative position of all points composing its outline or external surface; physical or spatial form
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  1. That quality of a thing which depends on the relative position of all points composing its outline or external surface; physical or spatial form
  2. Spatial form, contour, or appearance:
  3. A definite or distinctive form:
The art or practice of designing or making designs:
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  1. The art or practice of designing or making designs:
  2. A reasoned purpose; an intent:
  3. The purposeful or inventive arrangement of parts or details:
A decorative design, figure, or pattern, as one used in embroidery.
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  1. A decorative design, figure, or pattern, as one used in embroidery.
  2. A design, often with a motto, on a coat of arms; heraldic emblem
  3. An ornamental figure or design
Impression or appearance made:
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  1. Impression or appearance made:
  2. The shape or form of a human body:
  3. An artistic design in fabrics, etc.; pattern
  1. A recurring or dominant element; a theme.
  2. A main theme or subject to be elaborated on or developed, as in a piece of music or a book
  3. A repeated figure in a design
A motif in art, literature, or music.
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  1. A motif in art, literature, or music.
  2. An emotion, desire, physiological need, or similar impulse that acts as an incitement to action.
  3. Some inner drive, impulse, intention, etc. that causes a person to do something or act in a certain way; incentive; goal
The procedures and techniques characteristic of a particular discipline or field of knowledge:
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  1. The procedures and techniques characteristic of a particular discipline or field of knowledge:
  2. A means or manner of procedure, especially a regular and systematic way of accomplishing something:
  3. Regularity and orderliness in action, thought, or expression; system in doing things or handling ideas
The established system of social organization:
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  1. The established system of social organization:
  2. A condition in which freedom from disorder or disruption is maintained through respect for established authority:
  3. A fixed or definite plan; system; law of arrangement
The state or manner of being organized:
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  1. The state or manner of being organized:
  2. A group of persons organized for a particular purpose; an association or business.
  3. (Uncountable) The way in which something is organized, such as a book or an article.
A proposed or intended course of action:
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  1. A proposed or intended course of action:
  2. A program or policy stipulating a service or benefit:
  3. A systematic arrangement of elements or important parts; a configuration or outline:
A method or plan of classification or arrangement
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  1. A method or plan of classification or arrangement
  2. An organized and coordinated method; a procedure:
  3. The prevailing social order; the establishment. Used with the :
  1. Systematization
  2. Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
In or into performance or operation:
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  1. In or into performance or operation:
  2. In progress or action; in a state of activity:
  3. In a condition of being scheduled for or decided upon:
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  1. On
  2. (Obs.) Thereupon; thereafter
  3. (Obs.) On it; on one's person
(Comput.) To use an emulator to perform the functions of
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  1. (Comput.) To use an emulator to perform the functions of
  2. To strive to equal or excel, especially through imitation:
  3. (Computers) To imitate the function of (another system), as by modifications to hardware or software that allow the imitating system to accept the same data, execute the same programs, and achieve the same results as the imitated system.
To grasp the meaning or logic of; understand:
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  1. To grasp the meaning or logic of; understand:
  2. To accept the guidance, command, or leadership of:
  3. To occur or be evident as a consequence of:
To seek to follow the example of; take as one's model or pattern
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  1. To seek to follow the example of; take as one's model or pattern
  2. To use or follow as a model:
  3. To be or become like in appearance; resemble
To establish a basis for; found or ground:
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  1. To establish a basis for; found or ground:
  2. To develop or give form to according to a plan or process; create:
  3. To form by combining materials or parts; construct.
To create or produce (a literary or musical piece).
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  1. To create or produce (a literary or musical piece).
  2. (Printing) To arrange or set (type or matter to be printed).
  3. To put together; put in proper order or form
(Comput.) To arrange or design the configuration of
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  1. (Comput.) To arrange or design the configuration of
  2. To construct or arrange in a certain way
  3. To design, arrange, set up, or shape with a view to specific applications or uses:
To become formed or shaped:
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  1. To become formed or shaped:
  2. To be formed; assume shape
  3. To give form to; shape:
To embody in a definite form:
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  1. To embody in a definite form:
  2. To arrange, fashion, express, or devise (a plan, answer, etc.) in definite form
  3. To give a particular form to (a material):
To put together systematically; construct; organize
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  1. To put together systematically; construct; organize
  2. To give form or arrangement to:
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