Prototype (disambiguation)

A prototype is something that is representative of a category of things, or an early engineering version of something to be tested.

Prototype may also refer to:




  • Prototype-matching, searching for a simplified pattern in objects searched
  • Prototype theory, a model of graded categorization in cognitive science
  • Prototype drug, a represent of a class of drugs with similar chemical structure and action mechanism

Computer scienceEdit

  • In software engineering:
  • In programming:


Film and televisionEdit

Video gamesEdit

Other fieldsEdit

  • "The Prototype", a ring name of professional wrestler John Cena
  • Prototype, in model building, any real object/system/device, used as a basis for a model, example in the hobby of model railroading
  • Prototype filter, an electronic filter

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