## modeling

Verb

- Present participle of
*model*.

Noun

(*plural* modelings)

- The art of sculpting models from clay etc. to create a representation of something.
- The representation of depth in a two-dimensional image.
- The profession of someone who models clothes.
- (mathematics) The construction and use of a computer model of a physical system.
- The learning of a new skill by copying other people.

Origin

From *model* +"Ž *-ing*.

## modeling - Computer Definition

Simulating a condition or activity by performing a set of equations on a set of data. See data model, data administration, financial planning system and scientific application.

## modeling - Investment & Finance Definition

A mathematical representation of a potential financial outcome if certain conditions fall within the specified parameters. Models are very complex financial instruments.