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prototype

 [pro´to-tīp]
the original type or form that is typical of later individuals or species.

pro·to·type

(prō'tō-tīp),
The primitive form; the first form to which subsequent individuals of the class or species conform.
[proto- + G. typos, type]

prototype

[prō′tətīp]
Etymology: Gk, protos, first, typos, mark
the primary or original form of an object or organism.

pro·to·type

(prō'tō-tīp)
The primitive form; the first form to which subsequent individuals of the class or species conform.
[proto- + G. typos, type]

prototype

the original type or form that is typical of later individuals or species.
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Molds from small single-cavity prototypes to large multicavity molds (up to 30 x 40 in.
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Training consisted of each infant listening to one of the prototypes repeated from a loudspeaker and receiving a reward (activation of a toy bear pounding a drum) for turning his or her head toward the loudspeaker when the prototype changed to one of its variations.
As a service provider, Tangible Express produces prototypes for manufacturers, design firms and other companies needing high-quality parts built from state-of-the-art equipment.
A computer synthesizer created the vowel prototypes and 32 acoustic variations of each sound.
Using the latest version of the Certify product, designers can expect shorter prototype development times and improved prototype performance due in part to enhancements to two of the tool's most powerful and unique partitioning features: Quick Partitioning Technology (QPT) and the Certify Pin Multiplexer (CPM).
We often send a full size or scaled clown cast or ABS part made front the furnished math data, when we submit our quotation for rapid prototypes or production parts," he said.
Combined with the already high performance and low cost of FPGA prototypes, the new capabilities of the TotalRecall technology will position prototypes as the leading method for ASIC verification.