but that doesn't mean a model of something, it means a model for something.the original or model on which something is based or formed, as the first working model of something to be manufactured on a large scale.
- a method of producing cast-metal printing plates from a mould made from a forme of type matter in papier-mâché or some other material
- the plate so made
- another word for stereotypy
- an idea, trait, convention, etc, that has grown stale through fixed usage
- a set of inaccurate, simplistic generalizations about a group that allows others to categorize them and treat them accordingly