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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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Mold engineering, construction, repair, prototype development, model-making, CAD, including disc integration.
But the equipment can be pricey on the front end, requiring at the very least a $100,000 investment, according to Mike Kaiser, president of Prototype Casting, Inc.
The prototype tags, along with the traditional 410 tags, were attached to four pallets at DDSP: automobile engines going to Tikrit, Iraq; camouflage netting bound for Kuwait; mixed freight including Humvee components destined for Kosovo and Bosnia; and vehicle parts kits and Humvee radiators heading to Kandahar, Afghanistan.
In contrast to the Stations, the spaces that separate the panels in the Prototype paintings are integrated into the work: While Newman's stretched canvases possess body, which distinguishes them from the wall, Ryman's vinyl squares are as close as possible to being flush with the wall plane without actually losing their identity as autonomous objects.
Thus, by age 6 months, infants begin to use prototypes of native-language vowel sounds to sort phonemes into categories, the researchers contend.
Senior management had already demonstrated its commitment by making itself the members of the first four prototype groups.
A machined aluminum component (which is CNC machined in-house) or an SLA rapid prototype part first is placed on a table, and after parting line locations are marked, clay is mounted on the pattern's sections that will be undercut.
A virtual prototype that included the entire vehicle and road-tire interface could also become very computationally intensive, placing a strain on data processing resources.
infants on non-English vowel variations to see if training on unfamiliar prototype sounds produces similar effects.
Aristo Cast has found that their prototype machines are not used only to make a sellable product, but also used as a tool to produce components to facilitate their production casting manufacture.
Accenture's prototype introduces both common language and data standards and integrates information across the entire healthcare system at the national, regional and provider levels.
Specializes in small- to medium-size prototype and production molds of all types including manifold, hot-runner, three-plate, stripper-plate, and two-shot configurations.