Manikin

  • 1 Manikin — steht für Manikin (CAD Modell) Menschmodell für CAD Systeme; 3D und 2D Manikin Records Berliner Plattenlabel Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demselben Wort bezeichneter Beg …

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  • 2 Manikin — Man i*kin, n. [Also spelled {mannikin}.] [OD. manneken, dim. of man man. See {Man}, and { kin}.] 1. A little man; a dwarf; a pygmy; a manakin. [1913 Webster] 2. A model of the human body, made of papier mache or other material, commonly in… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 manikin — 1560s, jointed figure used by artists, from Du. manneken, lit. little man, dim. of M.Du. man (see MAN (Cf. man) (n.)). Sense and spelling often blended with MANNEQUIN (Cf. mannequin) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 manikin — manikin, mannikin noun (C) 1 a model of the human body, used in art classes or for teaching medical students 2 old use a little man; dwarf 1 …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 5 manikin — midget, *dwarf, pygmy, homunculus, runt Antonyms: giant …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 6 manikin — meaning ‘a dwarf’, ‘an artist s dummy’, or ‘an anatomical model’, is spelt this way, not mannikin or manakin. A dressmaker s model is a mannequin …

    Modern English usage

  • 7 manikin — (also mannikin) ► NOUN 1) a very small person. 2) a jointed model of the human body. ORIGIN Dutch manneken little man …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 manikin — [man′ə kin] n. [Du manneken < man,MAN + ken, KIN] 1. a little man; dwarf 2. an anatomical model of the human body, usually with movable and detachable parts, used in medical schools, art classes, etc. 3. MANNEQUIN …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 Manikin — Not to be confused with Mannequin, Mannikin, or Manakin. For other uses, see Manikin (disambiguation). A manikin is a life sized anatomical human model used in education. The most famous of these, the Transparent Anatomical Manikin (TAM) is a… …

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  • 10 manikin — UK [ˈmænɪkɪn] / US noun [countable] Word forms manikin : singular manikin plural manikins 1) a model of the human body used for teaching medical students or in art classes 2) old fashioned an offensive word for a very small man …

    English dictionary

  • 11 manikin — also mannikin noun Etymology: Dutch mannekijn little man, from Middle Dutch, diminutive of man; akin to Old English man Date: circa 1536 1. mannequin 2. a little man ; dwarf, pygmy …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 12 manikin — /man i kin/, n. 1. a little man; dwarf; pygmy. 2. mannequin. 3. a model of the human body for teaching anatomy, demonstrating surgical operations, etc. Also, mannikin. [1560 70; < D manneken, equiv. to man MAN1 + ken KIN. See MANNEQUIN] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 13 manikin — noun a) a short person b) a life size anatomical model used as a teaching aid …

    Wiktionary

  • 14 manikin — A model, especially one with removable pieces, of the human body or any of its parts. SEE ALSO: phantom (2). [dim. of man] * * * man·i·kin man i kən n a model of the human body commonly in detachable pieces for exhibiting the parts and organs,… …

    Medical dictionary

  • 15 manikin — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. puppet, marionette, figure; see doll , model 3 , 4 …

    English dictionary for students

  • 16 manikin — man|i|kin mannikin [ˈmænıkın] n 1.) a model of the human body, used for teaching art or medicine 2.) literary a very small man …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 manikin — man|i|kin [ mænıkın ] noun count 1. ) a model of the human body used for teaching medical students or in art classes 2. ) OLD FASHIONED an offensive word for a very small man …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 manikin — see MAN …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 19 manikin — man·i·kin || mænɪkɪn n. dwarf, small man; mannequin; model of the human body used in teaching; manakin, any of a variety of small brightly colored songbirds of South and Central America; mannequin …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 20 manikin — (also mannikin) noun 1》 a very small person. 2》 a jointed model of the human body. Origin C16: from Du. manneken, dimin. of man man …

    English new terms dictionary