emulation

noun em·u·la·tion \ ˌem-yə-ˈlā-shən , -yü- \
|Updated on: 31 Jul 2018

Definition of emulation

1 obsolete : ambitious or envious rivalry
2 : ambition or endeavor to equal or excel others (as in achievement)
3 a : imitation
b : the use of or technique of using an emulator

emulative

play \ˈem-yə-ˌlā-tiv\ adjective

emulatively

adverb

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Origin and Etymology of emulation

borrowed from Latin aemulātiōn-, aemulātiō, from aemulārī "to vie with, rival, imitate" + -tiōn-, -tiō, suffix of verbal action — more at 1emulate


EMULATION Defined for Kids

emulation

noun em·u·la·tion \ ˌem-yə-ˈlā-shən \

Definition of emulation for Students

: an attempt to be like or do better than others


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