Main meanings of working model in English

: working model1working model2

working model1

noun

  • A model of a machine, ship, aircraft, etc., so constructed as to imitate the movements or mechanisms of the thing that it represents.

Origin

Mid 18th century; earliest use found in Charles Labelye (d. ?1781). From working + model.

Pronunciation

working model

/ˌwəːkɪŋ ˈmɒdl/

Main meanings of working model in English

: working model1working model2

working model2

noun

Art
  • A model used or intended as an aid to the execution of the final form of a sculpture or similar artefact; a maquette.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Athenaeum. From working + model.

Pronunciation

working model

/ˈwəːkɪŋ ˌmɒdl/