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 for modelling
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
     [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.
     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) :

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

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

     1.  A description of observed or predicted
     behaviour of some system, simplified by ignoring certain
     details.  Models allow complex systems, both existent and
     merely specified, to be understood and their behaviour
     predicted.  A model may give incorrect descriptions and
     predictions for situations outside the realm of its intended
     use.  A model may be used as the basis for simulation.
     Note: British spelling: "modelling", US: "modeling".
     2.  The core part of a Model-View-Controller or
     similar software architecture; the part that stores the data and
     runs the business rules or algorithms.

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