the act of imitating the behavior of some situation or some process by means of something suitably analogous (especially for the purpose of study or personnel training)
simulation, computer simulation(noun)
(computer science) the technique of representing the real world by a computer program
"a simulation should imitate the internal processes and not merely the results of the thing being simulated"
representation of something (sometimes on a smaller scale)
role model, mannequin, pretense, fashion model, feigning, pretence, pretending, modeling, modelling, manikin, exemplar, example, theoretical account, poser, computer simulation, mannikin, model, good example, framework, manakin
pretense, pretence, pretending, simulation, feigning(noun)
the act of giving a false appearance
"his conformity was only pretending"
English Synonyms and Antonyms
A pretense, in the unfavorable, which is also the usual sense, is something advanced or displayed for the purpose of concealing the reality. A person makes a pretense of something for the credit or advantage to be gained by it; he makes what is allowed or approved a pretext for doing what would be opposed or condemned; a tricky schoolboy makes a pretense of doing an errand which he does not do, or he makes the actual doing of an errand a pretext for playing truant. A ruse is something (especially something slight or petty) employed to blind or deceive so as to mask an ulterior design, and enable a person to gain some end that he would not be allowed to approach directly. A pretension is a claim that is or may be contested; the word is now commonly used in an unfavorable sense. Compare ARTIFICE; HYPOCRISY.
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How to use simulation in a sentence?
( This simulation) is a critical milestone for the development of the Mars probe.
I'm currently doing some research sponsored by the Office of Naval Research, where we're looking at using computer simulation and a variety of physical and biological models to just get an idea of what are likely possibilities.
And it really upset the anti-smoking people, it upset the folks who are in the nutrition and physical activity for cancer prevention -- Bert Vogelstein really upset the prevention crowd, keep in mind it's a mathematical simulation, it's not a clinical trial, but [ Vogelstein is ] noting that a certain number of cases are due to replication error, DNA replication error, in normal growth.
We don't know if he is describing glitches in the simulation, or if it's actually an MCAS misbehavior.
The only thing he did wrong today was the simulation (faking injury), that he surely wont repeat, but hes here to learn, hes a very positive figure and he certainly didnt deserve the insults he received.
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- teatre, simulació, comèdia, fingimentCatalan, Valencian
- شبیه سازیPersian
- simulointi, filmaaminen, jäljittely, teeskentely, mallinnusFinnish
- simulação, fingimentoPortuguese
- симуляция, притворствоRussian
- simulering, filmningSwedish
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