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Synonyms for dummy

a person who does not talk

an ignorant or foolish person

a figure representing the human form

a cartridge containing an explosive charge but no bullet

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having the appearance of being real but lacking capacity to function

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With 30 to 60 of these validation tests per dummy model, we end up with a very large number of outputs to generate and then compare," says Sankar.
ESI's model corresponds to the second generation of a dummy that helps make cars safer during rear-end collisions.
She found that they all had strategies for limiting dummy use, including asking youngsters to remove the dummy while talking and offering individual storage pots.
Perhaps the most famous crash test dummy in the world is Buster of the Mythbusters TV show: http://dsc.
The researchers, led by Dr De-Kun Li, also found that dummy use appeared to help reduce the impact of other risk factors for cot death, such as sleeping with a mother who smoked.
The three tests used unpowered dummy boosters - two steel tanks welded together with a Fiberglas nose and nozzle.
Dental health promotion officer Sarah Heller,based in Liverpool, said:``There are no set rules as to when a child should stop using a dummy.
SIMULIA has developed its Abaqus WorldSID 50th percentile male crash dummy model in collaboration with the PDB.
If a Filipino agrees or allows himself to be used as a dummy in these corporations in order to circumvent the restrictions on foreign ownership or management, or make it appear the Filipino ownership requirement has been complied with, the dummy (or dummies) and company officials who participated in the scheme itself could face criminal charges.
At the age of two I stopped giving them the dummy at all during the day, but the night-time routine was well and truly established.
Up to this point, we've opened the dog's mouth and put the dummy in.
I think it works when both you and your child are ready - I wouldn't rush it just because everyone else has got rid of the dummy.
My mother-in-law disapproves of dummies and is always making snide remarks about my three-year-old who still likes his dummy now and then.
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Last week it was the risks of sharing a bed with babies, this week the headlines warned: 'New research links long use of dummy to speech defects'.