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Models

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005

Ancient Egyptian models, small-scale representations of objects and people from everyday life, may be miniature tools and vessels left in

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The Handbook of International Financial Terms

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005

A representation of a real object or situation using a set of simplifying assumptions and relationships. Reality comprises a large

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Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Science and technology, Life Sciences
Length:
119 words

1 a three‐dimensional representation of an object, structure, etc., sized to be conveniently seen, handled, and studied.

2 a conceptual

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The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine (3 ed.)

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Current Version:
2007

A mathematical, physical, pictorial, or computer representation, of one phenomenon by another. Models are often used to simplify complex phenomena for analytical purposes. ...

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A Dictionary of Weather (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2008
Any theoretical representation of a process or system, including conceptual, as well as numerical, models. In general, for practical reasons, a number of simplifying assumptions must be ... More
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Michael Ruse

The Oxford Companion to Philosophy (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Philosophy
Length:
186 words
These are used extensively by scientists, coming in different forms and guises. All types involve some kind of analogy between the model and either reality or some other scientific claim. ... More

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