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pattern (something) on (something else)

To use something as the template or model for the way in which something else is created or developed. The mayor's ambitious social security plan is patterned after a similar system already in place in Sweden. You can pattern your lesson plans after ones from previous teachers.
See also: on, pattern

pattern (something) after (something else)

To use something as the template or model for the way in which something else is created or developed. The mayor's ambitious social security plan is patterned after a similar system already in place in Sweden. You can pattern your lesson plans after ones from previous teachers.
See also: after, pattern
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In addition, the I-1100's conformal S-FIL technology is providing an enabling technology for similar high resolution applications like the patterning of discrete track and bit patterned media for hard disk drive development and precision grating structures for optical components.
Double patterning could provide the solution for an early introduction and the XT:1450 can help them prepare for that technology.
Various models have been put forward to explain stripe patterning," says Hans Meinhardt, a molecular biologist at Germany's Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology in Tubingen.
com/reports/c22151) has announced the addition of Nanolithography and Patterning Techniques in Microelectronics to their offering
Serial patterning capabilities at up to 16kbits per channel permit design engineers to simulate complex protocols, using pre-configured standard formats such as RZ, NRZ, DNRZ or PRBS.