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.
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 simulationnoun
(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, feigningnoun
the act of giving a false appearance
"his conformity was only pretending"
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The more we got into it, the more we realized there was a need for simulation in virtual makeovers and try-on in the beauty space.
( This simulation) is a critical milestone for the development of the Mars probe.
What we’re really doing at the Mars Desert Research Station is what we call an operational simulation more than a technical engineering simulation, but we find out how you would run a mission on Mars, so for example what we’ve discovered by running it a number of ways is the mission has got to be led from the front, that is, the commander of the mission is the commander of the crew. We don’t even call our mission control mission control anymore we call it mission support - they are there to support the crew - this has got to be led from the front.
As a leader in the interagency, the Department of Defense will also support incorporating climate risk analysis into modeling, simulation, war gaming, analysis, and the next National Defense Strategy.
E-cigarettes ... provide a very good simulation of traditional smoking (and) we have shown that using e-cigarettes with fMRI is an excellent paradigm for direct evaluation of the effects of smoking on human neurophysiology.
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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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