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 for modeling
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Modeling \Mod"el*ing\, n. (Fine Arts)
     The act or art of making a model from which a work of art is
     to be executed; the formation of a work of art from some
     plastic material. Also, in painting, drawing, etc., the
     expression or indication of solid form. [Written also
     modelling.]
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Modeling plane, a small plane for planing rounded objects.
        
  
     Modeling wax, beeswax melted with a little Venice
        turpentine, or other resinous material, and tinted with
        coloring matter, usually red, -- used in modeling.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Model \Mod"el\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Modeledor Modelled; p.
     pr. & vb. n. Modeling or Modelling.] [Cf. F. modeler, It.
     modellare.]
     To plan or form after a pattern; to form in model; to form a
     model or pattern for; to shape; to mold; to fashion; as, to
     model a house or a government; to model an edifice according
     to the plan delineated.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  modeling
      n 1: sculpture produced by molding [syn: mold, mould,
           molding, moulding, modeling, clay sculpture]
      2: a preliminary sculpture in wax or clay from which a finished
         work can be copied [syn: modeling, modelling, molding,
         moulding]
      3: the act of representing something (usually on a smaller
         scale) [syn: model, modelling, modeling]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  52 Moby Thesaurus words for "modeling":
     CYSP sculpture, anaglyptics, anaglyptography,
     architectural sculpture, bone-carving, casting, ceroplastics,
     chasing, clay sculpture, conformation, creation,
     decorative sculpture, earth art, efformation, embossing, engraving,
     fashioning, figuration, formation, formature, forming, founding,
     garden sculpture, gem-cutting, glass sculpture, glyptic,
     ivory-carving, lost-wax process, metal sculpture, molding,
     monumental sculpture, morphogenesis, morphogeny, paper sculpture,
     plaster casting, plastic art, portrait sculpture, relief,
     relief-carving, relievo, sculptor, sculpture, sculpturing, shaping,
     shell-carving, statuary, stone sculpture, stonecutting, whittling,
     wire sculpture, wood carving, xyloglyphy
  
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  modeling
  
      US spelling of "{modelling".
  
     (1999-12-10)
  

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