prototype

Definitions

General English

Cars & Driving

Commerce

  • noun the first model of a new product before it goes into production

Computing

  • noun the first working model of a device or program, which is then tested and adapted to improve it

Electronics

  • A usually full scale original model suitable for evaluation and testing, and which is utilized as a basis for production or future models.

Information & Library Science

  • noun the first model of something that is completely new
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