radiation diagram, radiation pattern, pattern
n. graphical representation (in polar or Cartesian coordinates) of the spatial distribution of radiation from an antenna as a function of angle
normal, formula, rule, pattern, convention
n. something regarded as a normative example; "the convention of not naming the main character"; "violence is the rule not the exception"; "his formula for impressing visitors"
pattern, design, blueprint
n. something intended as a guide for making something else; "a blueprint for a house"; "a pattern for a skirt"
pattern, shape, form
n. a perceptual structure; "the composition presents problems for students of musical form"; "a visual pattern must include not only objects but the spaces between them"
n. a model considered worthy of imitation; "the American constitution has provided a pattern for many republics"
n. a string of characters according to a formal syntax
pattern, model
v. plan or create according to a model or models
v. form a pattern; "These sentences pattern like the ones we studied before"
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form, shape
n. the spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance; "geometry is the mathematical science of shape"
n. something that is created by arranging several things to form a unified whole; "he envied the composition of their faculty"
dice, die
n. a small cube with 1 to 6 spots on the six faces; used in gambling to generate random numbers
n. a device used for shaping metal
n. a cutting tool that is fitted into a diestock and used for cutting male (external) screw threads on screws or bolts or pipes or rods
cast, mould, mold
n. container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens
style, stylus
n. a pointed tool for writing or drawing or engraving; "he drew the design on the stencil with a steel stylus"
SHAPE, Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe
n. the supreme headquarters that advises NATO on military matters and oversees all aspects of the Allied Command Europe
device characteristic, characteristic
n. any measurable property of a device measured under closely specified conditions
n. a particular mode in which something is manifested; "his resentment took the form of extreme hostility"
n. a mold for setting concrete; "they built elaborate forms for pouring the foundation"
method acting, method
n. an acting technique introduced by Stanislavsky in which the actor recalls emotions or reactions from his or her own life and uses them to identify with the character being portrayed
wont, habit
n. an established custom; "it was their habit to dine at 7 every evening"
matter, issue, subject, topic
n. some situation or event that is thought about; "he kept drifting off the topic"; "he had been thinking about the subject for several years"; "it is a matter for the police"
n. a subject mentioned earlier (preceding in time)
n. formal ceremony about important occasions; "pomp and circumstance"
construct, conception, concept
n. an abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances
plan, design
n. an arrangement scheme; "the awkward design of the keyboard made operation difficult"; "it was an excellent design for living"; "a plan for seating guests"
n. a plan or design of something that is laid out
n. a type of product; "his car was an old model"
n. a plan of action adopted by an individual or social group; "it was a policy of retribution"; "a politician keeps changing his policies"
n. a procedure or process for obtaining an objective; "they had to devise a system that did not depend on cooperation"
manoeuvre, maneuver, tactics, tactic
n. a plan for attaining a particular goal
n. the branch of military science dealing with military command and the planning and conduct of a war
secret plan, game, plot
n. a secret scheme to do something (especially something underhand or illegal); "they concocted a plot to discredit the governor"; "I saw through his little game from the start"
n. a clandestine love affair
whimsey, whimsy, whim, notion
n. an odd or fanciful or capricious idea; "the theatrical notion of disguise is associated with disaster in his stories"; "he had a whimsy about flying to the moon"; "whimsy can be humorous to someone with time to enjoy it"
substance, meaning
n. the idea that is intended; "What is the meaning of this proverb?"
motif, theme
n. a unifying idea that is a recurrent element in literary or artistic work; "it was the usual `boy gets girl' theme"
n. the idea of something that is perfect; something that one hopes to attain
beau ideal, perfection, idol, paragon
n. an ideal instance; a perfect embodiment of a concept
standard, criterion
n. the ideal in terms of which something can be judged; "they live by the standards of their community"
example, model
n. a representative form or pattern; "I profited from his example"
image, epitome, paradigm, prototype
n. a standard or typical example; "he is the prototype of good breeding"; "he provided America with an image of the good father"
pilot, archetype, original
n. something that serves as a model or a basis for making copies; "this painting is a copy of the original"
pilot, archetype, original
n. something that serves as a model or a basis for making copies; "this painting is a copy of the original"
end, goal
n. the state of affairs that a plan is intended to achieve and that (when achieved) terminates behavior intended to achieve it; "the ends justify the means"
target, objective, object, aim
n. the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable); "the sole object of her trip was to see her children"
n. (usually plural) the goal with respect to a marriage proposal; "his intentions are entirely honorable"
tendency, disposition, inclination
n. an attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others; "he had an inclination to give up too easily"; "a tendency to be too strict"
geological formation, formation
n. (geology) the geological features of the earth
ape, caricature
v. represent in or produce a caricature of; "The drawing caricatured the President"
burlesque, spoof, parody
v. make a parody of; "The students spoofed the teachers"
v. produce naturally; "this gland manufactures a specific substance only"
v. create by organizing and linking ideas, arguments, or concepts; "construct a proof"; "construct an argument"
forge, fashion
v. make out of components (often in an improvising manner); "She fashioned a tent out of a sheet and a few sticks"
forge, fashion
v. make out of components (often in an improvising manner); "She fashioned a tent out of a sheet and a few sticks"
mould, forge, mold, work, form, shape
v. make something, usually for a specific function; "She molded the rice balls carefully"; "Form cylinders from the dough"; "shape a figure"; "Work the metal into a sword"
retroflex, replicate
v. bend or turn backward
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