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Mannequins in a clothing shop in Canada

A mannequin (also called a manikin, dummy, lay figure or dress form) is a doll used by artists, tailors, dressmakers, windowdressers and others especially to display or fit clothing.

During the 1950s, mannequins were used in nuclear tests to help show the effects of nuclear weapons on humans.[1][2]

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  1. "Nuclear Test Mannequins". Seattle Times Trinity Web. Seattle Times Company. 1995.
  2. Trivedi, Bijal P. (15 July 2002). "Archaeologists Explore Cold War Nuclear Test Site". National Geographic News.