Model, *A machine made on a small scale to show the manner in which it is to be worked or employed.

2. The Act of Congress of July 4, 1836, section 6, requires an inventor who is desirous to take out a patent for his invention, to furnish a model of his invention, in all cases which admit of represent ation by model, of a convenient size to exhibit advantageously its several parts.

* From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, 1856 Edition. Please see Bouvier's Legal Abbreviations & Abbreviated References for help with obscure nomenclature & references.

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