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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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Future Prototypes will not necessarily be installed into and across a corner; as Ryman explains, works of this kind could be made to occupy a single wall or three contiguous walls.
Thus, by age 6 months, infants begin to use prototypes of native-language vowel sounds to sort phonemes into categories, the researchers contend.
Since then, the company has tapped into further markets and increased its use of rapid prototype patterns to accelerate leadtimes and improve production.
If so, they say, speech-sound prototypes may be an inherent characteristic of human hearing.
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).
In an FPGA prototype running at 20 MHz, however, that same boot up sequence can be accomplished in 3 seconds, allowing full use of assertions to detect bugs quickly and make fixes that can be rapidly validated [1].
s Z 810 ($180,000) is aimed at large prototypes and castings.