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synonyms for prototype

  • mock-up
  • model
  • precursor
  • ancestor
  • antecedent
  • archetype
  • criterion
  • first
  • forerunner
  • ideal
  • norm
  • paradigm
  • pattern
  • precedent
  • predecessor
  • standard
  • type
  • antecessor
See also synonyms for: prototypal / prototypes / prototypical / prototypic
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antonyms for prototype

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  • descendant
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How to use prototype in a sentence

Meanwhile, SpaceX is constructing prototypes in Boca Chica, Texas, of its heavy-lift Starship spacecraft and Super Heavy rocket.
ELON MUSK’S SPACEX GETS A STRATOSPHERIC VALUATION IN ITS LATEST FUNDINGVERNE KOPYTOFFAUGUST 18, 2020FORTUNE
A smaller prototype called Starhopper was flown as high as 490 feet last year.
SPACEX FLEW A PROTOTYPE OF ITS STARSHIP VEHICLE FOR THE FIRST TIMENEEL PATELAUGUST 5, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Some such tests exist now, in prototype form, awaiting Food and Drug Administration approval and funding for mass distribution.
THE CASE FOR RAPID AT-HOME COVID TESTING FOR EVERYONE - FACTS SO ROMANTICROBERT BAZELLAUGUST 5, 2020NAUTILUS
Their prototype base, printed last October in Copenhagen, is 10 meters tall and was printed layer by layer, its two walls joined together by a sinuous line of concrete layered into the middle.
GE WILL 3D PRINT THE BASES OF WIND TURBINES TALLER THAN SEATTLE’S SPACE NEEDLEJASON DORRIERJUNE 21, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
Most current bioprinted tissue prototypes are done inside the lab, where scientists can maintain more intricate control of how the tissue grows.
SCIENTISTS 3D PRINTED EARS INSIDE LIVING MICE USING LIGHTSHELLY FANJUNE 9, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
Mazloomi and Evans built their prototype out of wood from local fir trees.
WHY SPORTS ARE BECOMING ALL ABOUT NUMBERS — LOTS AND LOTS OF NUMBERSSILKE SCHMIDTMAY 21, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
The prototype robot uses water that’s drawn in through a tube.
CLIMB LIKE A SLO-MO SPIDERMAN USING THIS SUPER SUCTION ROBOTCAROLYN WILKEMAY 12, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Within a few weeks, prototypes were at work in several cities.
TACKLING THE NOVEL CORONAVIRUS CALLS FOR NOVEL IDEASKATHIANN KOWALSKIMAY 7, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
I had to go on the website everyday, all the time, because I was writing the prototype.
REASONS TO BE CHEERFUL (EP. 417)STEPHEN J. DUBNERMAY 7, 2020FREAKONOMICS
I designed a 3D-printed prototype and we love it and it works great.
HONEY, I GREW THE ECONOMY (EP. 399)STEPHEN J. DUBNERDECEMBER 5, 2019FREAKONOMICS
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WORDS RELATED TO PROTOTYPE

  • classic exemplar
  • form
  • ideal
  • model
  • original
  • paradigm
  • pattern
  • perfect specimen
  • prime example
  • prototype
  • standard
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