follow as a pattern

  • 1 follow — verb GO BEHIND 1 (I, T) to walk, drive, run etc behind someone else, going in the same direction as them : follow sb/sth: If you ll just follow me, I ll show you to the office. | Tom Selleck walked in, followed by a crowd of photographers. |… …

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  • 2 pattern — 1 noun (C) 1 OF EVENTS the regular way in which something happens, develops, or is done: Watch for changes in her breathing pattern. | a strange pattern of events | follow a set pattern (=always happen or develop in the same fixed way): Romantic… …

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  • 3 pattern — pat|tern1 W1S3 [ˈpætən US ˈpætərn] n [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: patron, from Medieval Latin patronus; PATRON] 1.) the regular way in which something happens, develops, or is done ▪ Weather patterns have changed in recent years.… …

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  • 4 pattern*/*/*/ — [ˈpæt(ə)n] noun [C] 1) a series of actions or events that together show how things normally happen or are done The study examined patterns of behaviour in young children.[/ex] The four murders all seemed to follow the same pattern.[/ex] 2) a set… …

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  • 5 Pattern recognition — is a sub topic of machine learning. It is the act of taking in raw data and taking an action based on the category of the data .citation needed|date=September 2008 Most research in pattern recognition is about methods for supervised learning and… …

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  • 6 Pattern — Pat tern, n. [OE. patron, F. patron, a patron, also, a pattern. See {Patron}.] 1. Anything proposed for imitation; an archetype; an exemplar; that which is to be, or is worthy to be, copied or imitated; as, a pattern of a machine. [1913 Webster]… …

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  • 7 pattern box — Pattern Pat tern, n. [OE. patron, F. patron, a patron, also, a pattern. See {Patron}.] 1. Anything proposed for imitation; an archetype; an exemplar; that which is to be, or is worthy to be, copied or imitated; as, a pattern of a machine. [1913… …

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  • 8 Pattern card — Pattern Pat tern, n. [OE. patron, F. patron, a patron, also, a pattern. See {Patron}.] 1. Anything proposed for imitation; an archetype; an exemplar; that which is to be, or is worthy to be, copied or imitated; as, a pattern of a machine. [1913… …

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  • 9 pattern chain — Pattern Pat tern, n. [OE. patron, F. patron, a patron, also, a pattern. See {Patron}.] 1. Anything proposed for imitation; an archetype; an exemplar; that which is to be, or is worthy to be, copied or imitated; as, a pattern of a machine. [1913… …

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  • 10 pattern cylinder — Pattern Pat tern, n. [OE. patron, F. patron, a patron, also, a pattern. See {Patron}.] 1. Anything proposed for imitation; an archetype; an exemplar; that which is to be, or is worthy to be, copied or imitated; as, a pattern of a machine. [1913… …

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  • 11 Pattern reader — Pattern Pat tern, n. [OE. patron, F. patron, a patron, also, a pattern. See {Patron}.] 1. Anything proposed for imitation; an archetype; an exemplar; that which is to be, or is worthy to be, copied or imitated; as, a pattern of a machine. [1913… …

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  • 12 Pattern wheel — Pattern Pat tern, n. [OE. patron, F. patron, a patron, also, a pattern. See {Patron}.] 1. Anything proposed for imitation; an archetype; an exemplar; that which is to be, or is worthy to be, copied or imitated; as, a pattern of a machine. [1913… …

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  • 13 Follow — Fol low, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Followed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Following}.][OE. foluwen, folwen, folgen, AS. folgian, fylgean, fylgan; akin to D. volgen, OHG. folg[=e]n, G. folgen, Icel. fylgja, Sw. f[ o]lja, Dan. f[ o]lge, and perh. to E. folk.] 1.… …

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  • 14 Follow board — Follow Fol low, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Followed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Following}.][OE. foluwen, folwen, folgen, AS. folgian, fylgean, fylgan; akin to D. volgen, OHG. folg[=e]n, G. folgen, Icel. fylgja, Sw. f[ o]lja, Dan. f[ o]lge, and perh. to E. folk …

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  • 15 follow suit — {v. phr.} 1. To play a card of the same color and kind that another player has put down. * /When diamonds were led, I had to follow suit./ 2. To do as someone else has done; follow someone s example. * /When the others went swimming, I followed… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 16 follow suit — {v. phr.} 1. To play a card of the same color and kind that another player has put down. * /When diamonds were led, I had to follow suit./ 2. To do as someone else has done; follow someone s example. * /When the others went swimming, I followed… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 17 follow — [v1] take the place of be subsequent to, chase, come after, come from, come next, displace, ensue, go after, go next, postdate, proceed from, pursue, replace, result, spring from, succeed, supersede, supervene, supplant; concepts 128,242,813 Ant …

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  • 18 pattern — [n1] design, motif arrangement, decoration, device, diagram, figure, guide, impression, instruction, markings, mold, motive, original, ornament, patterning, plan, stencil, template, trim; concepts 259,625 Ant. plainness pattern [n2] arrangement,… …

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  • 19 Pattern — Pat tern, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Patterned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Patterning}.] 1. To make or design (anything) by, from, or after, something that serves as a pattern; to copy; to model; to imitate. Milton. [1913 Webster] [A temple] patterned from that …

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  • 20 pattern — ► NOUN 1) a repeated decorative design. 2) a regular or discernible form or order in which a series of things occur: working patterns. 3) a model, design, or set of instructions for making something. 4) an example for others to follow. 5) a model …

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