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Meaning of pattern

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: a perceptual structure; "the composition presents problems
           for students of musical form"; "a visual pattern must
           include not only objects but the spaces between them" [syn:
           {form}, {shape}, {pattern}]
      2: a customary way of operation or behavior; "it is their
         practice to give annual raises"; "they changed their dietary
         pattern" [syn: {practice}, {pattern}]
      3: a decorative or artistic work; "the coach had a design on the
         doors" [syn: {design}, {pattern}, {figure}]
      4: something regarded as a normative example; "the convention of
         not naming the main character"; "violence is the rule not the
         exception"; "his formula for impressing visitors" [syn:
         {convention}, {normal}, {pattern}, {rule}, {formula}]
      5: a model considered worthy of imitation; "the American
         constitution has provided a pattern for many republics"
      6: something intended as a guide for making something else; "a
         blueprint for a house"; "a pattern for a skirt" [syn:
         {blueprint}, {design}, {pattern}]
      7: the path that is prescribed for an airplane that is preparing
         to land at an airport; "the traffic patterns around O'Hare
         are very crowded"; "they stayed in the pattern until the fog
         lifted" [syn: {traffic pattern}, {approach pattern},
      8: graphical representation (in polar or Cartesian coordinates)
         of the spatial distribution of radiation from an antenna as a
         function of angle [syn: {radiation pattern}, {radiation
         diagram}, {pattern}]
      v 1: plan or create according to a model or models [syn:
           {model}, {pattern}]
      2: form a pattern; "These sentences pattern like the ones we
         studied before"

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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