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mock-up

a working full-scale model of a machine, apparatus, etc., for testing, research, etc.

mock-up

A model of an object in the course of design, as in a cross section of a window or its parts; built to scale or full size, for studying construction details, judging its appearance, and/or testing performance.
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mock-up

A model of an object in the course of design, as a section of a window or its parts; built to scale or at full size, for purposes of studying construction details, judging appearance, and/or testing performance.

mock-up

A full-sized imitation of a real device component or a full aircraft. They are built to determine whether all the components will fit as they are designed. They also are used as training aids.
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Overall, while the study identified that a combination of these methods will contribute to a more effective design process, physical mock-ups, specifically, were the most effective design communication medium for achieving the desired results.
The HAZMAT mock-up is the latest expansion of this learning method.
Mock-ups, while used for a variety of applications including as a teaching aid, for demonstration purposes, design evaluation, promotion, and others, are also used to obtain response from users for instructional or experimental purposes.
Etihad Airways' innovation centre in Abu Dhabi is hosting government entities who will have an opportunity to explore lifelike mock-ups of the airline's Airbus A380 and Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft cabins.
Teams have to submit their mock-ups in the prescribed format by 12th June 2015.
Pullback, mine expert showing mine mock-ups to Craig, Ban and other UN officials
Online capability means faster communication between Dassault and their clients and a reduction in cost due to avoiding the necessity to construct expensive mock-ups prior to beginning actual construction or manufacturing of the end product.
This a big one: I cannot count the number of installations (not mock-ups) I've visited where the fixtures were installed with the optics facing the wrong direction.
Most of the tower has already been completed and mock-ups of the hotel apartments and residential units are ready for viewing by investors and interested end users.
The closely followed 38 North website of the Johns Hopkins University's US-Korea Institute argued that ICBM mock-ups seen at recent military parades in Pyongyang were "less fake" than originally believed.
"Featuring real townscapes - masonry, not mock-ups - it will be used to push vehicle testing beyond the limits possible on public roads to ensure the technology is safe," the company said.
The provenance of the images is unclear and, though some websites have identified details that suggest they are genuine, it's entirely possible that they are mock-ups for an abandoned project or even fakes made by a fan, the paper said.