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prototype
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The Fountainhead
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  • When he had to consult his library on a new drawing which he wished to compare with its best prototypes, he walked out of his office, whistling, swinging the drawing gaily.
  • The background she had wished was set so perfectly that it became its own caricature, not a specific society wedding, but an impersonal prototype of lavish, exquisite vulgarity.

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as in: prototype of the new machine Define
the first example of something upon which future instances will be based -- such as a new machine or process
as in: prototypical response Define
a standard example
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