clay model

When the design department is creating a new model, it will be built in clay to full size to determine its looks etc.

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  • Model — Mod el, n. [F. mod[ e]le, It. modello, fr. (assumed) L. modellus, fr. modulus a small measure, dim. of modus. See {Mode}, and cf. {Module}.] 1. A miniature representation of a thing, with the several parts in due proportion; sometimes, a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Clay modeling — This article is about automobile prototyping. For other clay, see Modeling clay. A clay model by Renault. Clay modeling (or clay model making) for automobile prototypes was first introduced in the 1930s by automobile designer Harley Earl, head of …   Wikipedia

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  • model — [mäd′ l] n. [Fr modèle < It modello, dim. of modo < L modus,MODE] 1. a) a small copy or imitation of an existing object, as a ship, building, etc., made to scale b) a preliminary representation of something, serving as the plan from which… …   English World dictionary

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