mock-up

noun \ ˈmäk-ˌəp , ˈmȯk- \

Definition of mock-up

1 : a full-sized structural model built to scale chiefly for study, testing, or display
2 : a working sample (as of a magazine) for reviewing format, layout, or content

First Known Use of mock-up

1920

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Definition of mock-up for English Language Learners

  • : a full-sized model of something (such as a boat or a car) that is used for studying, testing, or showing its features


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