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  • 1 pattern after — index copy, mock (imitate) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 To pattern after — 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… …

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  • 3 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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  • 4 pattern — (n.) early 14c., the original proposed to imitation; the archetype; that which is to be copied; an exemplar [Johnson], from O.Fr. patron, from M.L. patronus (see PATRON (Cf. patron)). Extended sense of decorative design first recorded 1580s, from …

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  • 5 pattern — I n. 1) to establish, set a pattern 2) an intricate; overall; underlying pattern 3) a holding; traffic pattern (our plane was in a holding pattern) 4) (ling.) an intonation; speech pattern 5) a behavior; personality pattern II v. (d; tr.) to… …

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  • 6 Pattern 1853 Enfield — Rifle Musket 1853 Enfield Rifle Musket Type Rifled Musket Place of origin …

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  • 7 Pattern welding — is the practice in sword and knife making of forming a blade of several metal pieces of differing composition that are forge welded together and twisted and manipulated to form a pattern. Often incorrectly called Damascus steel (which is produced …

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  • 8 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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  • 9 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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  • 10 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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  • 11 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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  • 12 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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  • 13 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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  • 14 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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  • 15 Pattern theory — Pattern theory, formulated by Ulf Grenander, is a mathematical formalism to describe knowledge of the world as patterns. It differs from other approaches to artificial intelligence in that it does not begin by prescribing algorithms and machinery …

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  • 16 pattern yourself on — (or US pattern yourself after) : to try to be like and to behave like (someone you admire) When he started his own business, he patterned himself after [=modeled himself after] his father. [=he tried to do the things that his father would do] • • …

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  • 17 Pattern Languages of Programming — is the name of a group of annual conferences. The purpose of these conferences is to develop and refine the art of software (design) patterns, cf. design patterns (computer science). Most of the effort focuses on developing a textual presentation …

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  • 18 pattern — [pat′ərn] n. [ME patron < OFr patrun, patron, hence something to be imitated, pattern: see PATRON] 1. a person or thing considered worthy of imitation or copying 2. a model or plan used as a guide in making things; set of forms to the shape of …

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  • 19 pattern something after something — ˈpattern sth on sth derived (BrE) (NAmE ˈpattern sth after sth) usually passive to use sth as a model for sth; to copy sth • a new approach patterned on Japanese ideas …

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  • 20 after the same pattern — index boiler plate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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