prototypal


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representing or constituting an original type after which other similar things are patterned

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Francis Bacon asserted that the order of natural philosophers in "Salomon's house"--the prototypal scientific academy of his utopian New Atlantis (1627)--had a particular gift for distinguishing the genuine miracle from the spurious: "thou hast vouchsafed of thy grace to those of our order, to know thy works of creation, and the secrets of them; and to discern (as far as it apertaineth to the generations of men) between divine miracles, works of nature, works of art, and impostures and illusions of all sorts.
The second utilises Aristotle's (1941: 1457b 6-7) prototypal definition of metaphor, that it "consists in giving the thing a name that belongs to something else" to conclude this discussion about the ambiguity of "reading" a visual work of art.
The analysis was that the battalion would not be required to perform many doctrinal engineer missions (such as emplacing or breaching minefields or supporting river-crossing operations), but would be tasked to execute several nondoctrinal missions (such as heavy rescue and route clearance with prototypal equipment).
To prototypal implementation is currently in development state.
On the contrary, the other dominating tradition in the nineteenth century, the blackface minstrelsy, codified the public image of blacks as "the prototypal fool" (38).
Because the world has given women no self-defining role to play, especially in the past and among the upper- and middleclasses, like the prototypal Madame Bovary, the more imaginative women have been reduced to their own dreams.
Written into the act was the prototypal version of the doctrine inherited from nineteenth-century Banking School economists.