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Princeton's WordNet

  1. modeling, modelling, molding, mouldingnoun

    a preliminary sculpture in wax or clay from which a finished work can be copied

  2. model, modelling, modelingnoun

    the act of representing something (usually on a smaller scale)


  1. modelling

    Modelling is a representation or simulation of a system, concept, or phenomenon that helps in understanding, predicting, analyzing or calculating outcomes. It can be expressed through equations, diagrams, physical structures, computer simulations, or even simple verbal descriptions, and is often used in various fields like science, business, engineering, economics etc.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Modelling

    of Model


  1. Modelling

    Modelling or modeling in is: ⁕a method used in certain techniques of psychotherapy whereby the client learns by imitation alone, without any specific verbal direction by the therapist and ⁕a general process in which persons serve as models for others, exhibiting the behavior to be imitated by the others This process is most commonly discussed with respect to children in developmental psychology. Confusingly, the word refers both to the behavior of the learner and the teacher. Modelling is an important component of neurolinguistic programming, which field has further developed specialized techniques involving modelling. As the name implies, in the modeling the client learns new skills by imitating another person, such as a parent or therapist, who performs the behavior to be acquired. A younger client may be exposed to behaviors or roles in peers who act as assistants to therapist & then be encouraged to imitate & practice the desired new responses. for example, modeling may be used to promote the learning of simple skills such as self-feeding for a profoundly mentally retarded child, or more complex skills such as being more effective in social situations for a shy withdrawn adolescent.

Editors Contribution

  1. modelling

    Modelling can be said to be an act of teaching tool because it help a learner in many ways.

    Modelling can be a foundation for the design in engineering systems because it help in understanding the behavior of the systems

    Submitted by anonymous on June 11, 2020  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of modelling in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of modelling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of modelling in a Sentence

  1. Molly Stapelman:

    Obviously, she’s a living, breathing example that just because you have a limb difference doesn’t mean you have to be inhibited or ‘disabled,’ she wasn’t always comfortable with her limb difference, entered a modelling industry where you are assessed based on how you look, and then pushed herself out of her comfort zone, and is now sharing her experiences and inspiring others to get out of their comfort zone as well.

  2. David Robinson:

    This is, if you will, an ensemble modelling activity.

  3. Operations Allan Schwartz:

    Modelling suggests that debris such as this could continue to wash-up over the coming days.

  4. Darren Chester:

    That such debris has been found on the east coast of Africa is consistent with drift modelling ... and further affirms our search efforts in the southern Indian Ocean.

  5. Seth Berkley:

    This is peak GAVI, we actually discussed whether we should consider going out of business and we looked at 2030 as a possible date, but the challenge is that there will still be about 20 eligible countries, assuming the modelling is correct, and the majority are pretty fragile states.

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