Definition of working model in English:

working model

noun

  • A model of a machine, ship, aircraft, etc., so constructed as to imitate the movements or mechanisms of the thing that it represents.

noun

Art
  • A model used or intended as an aid to the execution of the final form of a sculpture or similar artefact; a maquette.

Origin

Mid 18th century; earliest use found in Charles Labelye (d. ?1781). From working + model<br>mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Athenaeum. From working + model.

Pronunciation

working model

/ˌwəːkɪŋ ˈmɒdl/