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Definition of Prototype

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original model which serves as an example for later stages or forms; ideal, example, standard; ancestor, primitive form (Biology)
Prototype Definition from Arts & Humanities Dictionaries & Glossaries
English-Latin Online Dictionary
exemplar
Prototype Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(n.)
An original or model after which anything is copied; the pattern of anything to be engraved, or otherwise copied, cast, or the like; a primary form; exemplar; archetype.
  
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prototype
\pro"to*type\ (?), n. [f., from l. prototypus original, primitive, gr. &?;, &?;; &?; first + &?; type, model. see proto-, and type] an original or model after which anything is copied; the pattern of anything to be engraved, or otherwise copied, cast, or the like; a primary form; exemplar; archetype. they will turn their backs on it, like their great precursor and prototype.
prototype
n : a standard or typical example; "he is the prototype of good breeding"; "he provided america with an image of the good father" [syn: paradigm, epitome, image]



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A work, original in character, afterward imitated in form or spirit.
JM Welsh <=> English Dictionary
Cynbryd = n. prototype
Rhagddelw = n. a prototype
WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. a standard or typical example; "he is the prototype of good breeding"; "he provided America with an image of the good father"
(synonym) paradigm, epitome, image
(hypernym) model, example
(hyponym) concentrate
Prototype Definition from Business & Finance Dictionaries & Glossaries
MONASH Marketing Dictionary
a sample or early version of a new product made or built specifically for trialling and testing.
2004 (c) Copyright & Reprint Courtesy of the Dept. of Marketing, Faculty of Business and Economics, Monash University; edited by Mr. Don Bradmore.
Prototype Definition from Government Dictionaries & Glossaries
DOD Dictionary of Military Terms
A model suitable for evaluation of design, performance, and production potential.
  
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Rabintex Ballistic Dictionary
The first of a series of similar devices.
Prototype Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
Telecommunication Standard Terms
1. A pre-production, functioning specimen(s) that is the first of its type, typically used for the evaluation of design, performance, and/or production potential. 2. A model suitable for evaluation of design, performance, and production potential. [JP1]
Dictionary of Automotive Terms
The test model of a new car design that is intended to be produced in quantity. Also see mock-up .
Aircraft Photographic Glossary
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Prototype Definition from Computer & Internet Dictionaries & Glossaries
Database Publishing Glossary
An application that either exhibits a subset or a mockup of functionality for a system. Prototypes are created throughout the course of a project for a client to continually evaluate the physical implementation of functional specifications.
Prototype Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
A prototype is an early sample, model or release of a product built to test a concept or process or to act as a thing to be replicated or learned from. It is a term used in a variety of contexts, including semantics, design, electronics, and software programming. A prototype is designed to test and trial a new design to enhance precision by system analysts and users. Prototyping serves to provide specifications for a real, working system rather than a theoretical one.

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Prototype (stylized as [PROTOTYPE]) is an action-adventure open world video game developed by Radical Entertainment and published by Activision. The game was released in North America on June 9, 2009, and in southwestern parts of North America as well as Oceania on June 10, and was released in Europe on June 12.

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Prototype Definition from Entertainment & Music Dictionaries & Glossaries
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