simulated

adjective
sim·​u·​lat·​ed | \ ˈsim-yə-ˌlā-təd \

Definition of simulated

: made to look genuine : fake simulated pearls

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Examples of simulated in a Sentence

They are trained in simulated combat. Dummies are used in simulated car crashes.

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So if humanity can't bring Mars to Earth, at least not yet, astrophysicists at the University of Central Florida have made their own simulated Martian soil. David Grossman, Popular Mechanics, "Scientists Create Martian Dirt and It's $20 Per Kilo," 1 Oct. 2018 The gunman still may have carried out the shooting without bump stocks, but the devices made the shooting much deadlier by turning his semiautomatic weapons into guns that closely simulated automatics. German Lopez, Vox, "The Trump administration just banned bump stocks for guns," 18 Dec. 2018 But in virtual reality, haptic feedback does so much more, adding a physical dimension to the simulated world. James Vincent, The Verge, "Haptic feedback is making VR surgery feel like the real thing," 14 Aug. 2018 But in this simulated world, fortune favors the slightly-above-average as opposed to those in the top 20 percent. Evan Horowitz, BostonGlobe.com, "Being lucky really is more important than being good," 31 Mar. 2018 The gunman still may have carried out the shooting without bump stocks, but the devices made the shooting much deadlier by turning his semiautomatic weapons into guns that closely simulated automatics. German Lopez, Vox, "Trump administration to ban bump stocks for guns," 29 Nov. 2018 Kursk was fully armed with Granit missiles and torpedoes and was to make a simulated attack on Kuznetsov. Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, "The True Story of the Russian Kursk Submarine Disaster," 28 Sep. 2018 The tests will cover the gamut of the F-35’s capabilities, from operating in cold weather to carrier operations and even simulated combat missions. Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, "The F-35 Program Is About To Start Pivotal Testing To Prove Its Worth," 19 Oct. 2018 The exhibition featuring members of the Wild Boars soccer team also shows a reproduction of the cave with simulated sounds of water dripping. Fox News, "Thai cave story moves to Bangkok mall with boys taking stage," 6 Sep. 2018

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First Known Use of simulated

1622, in the meaning defined above

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simulated

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of simulated

: made to look, feel, or behave like something : not real

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