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Definition of "modeling" []

  • The act or art of sculpturing or forming in a pliable material, such as clay or wax. (noun)
  • Representation of depth and solidity in painting, drawing, or photography. (noun)
  • Visual shape and texture of something regarded aesthetically, especially the human face or form. (noun)
  • The act or profession of being a model. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "modeling" in a sentence
  • "Mathematical modeling is now only a subset of the sort of modeling that is practically possible."
  • "WiseWindow is charting new territory in modeling consumer behavior based on social media comments."
  • "The idea behind traditional pinup modeling is not to be trashy or overly-provocative, but to embody a cute and sexy girl next door look."