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Noun: prototype  'prow-tu,tIp or 'prow-tow,tIp
  1. A standard, typical or perfect example
    "he is the prototype of good breeding";
    - paradigm, epitome, image
     
  2. Full-scale working model of something built for study, testing or display
    - mock-up
Verb: prototype  'prow-tu,tIp or 'prow-tow,tIp
  1. Construct a model of
    "prototype an aeroplane";
    - model, mock up

Derived forms: prototyped, prototypes, prototyping

Type of: example, interpret, model, represent, simulation

Encyclopedia: Prototype