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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.
Currently, 80% of the company's patterns are SLA parts, and 40% of its customers incorporate rapid prototype patterns into production.
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.
DCX engineers developed an innovative hybrid approach that requires experimental measurements of a minimum set of loads at key locations, and then uses these measured loads as input to a virtual prototype test that calculates the loads on all other components of interest.
Through our work with the Accenture team on the NHIN prototype, we've taken a huge step toward helping patients and their caregivers make informed decisions at the point of care.
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.
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].