simulated

adjective
sim·​u·​lat·​ed | \ ˈsim-yə-ˌlā-təd How to pronounce simulated (audio) \

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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In a final case, fasteners for the sunscreen weren't tightened sufficiently prior to testing under simulated launch conditions. John Timmer, Ars Technica, "Webb Space Telescope pushed back again, won’t launch until 2021," 27 June 2018 That training includes securing their weapon so that others can’t get to it and shooting in simulated, high-stress conditions. Washington Post, "Police advocacy group says it opposes arming teachers," 22 Feb. 2018 Walker Buehler is scheduled to throw five simulated innings Sunday as his final tuneup before being activated on the big league roster, Roberts said. Andy Mccullough, latimes.com, "Dodgers acquire Cincinnati reliever Dylan Floro to bolster bullpen," 4 July 2018 The visitor was participating in a new hands-on exhibit that arms visitors with a pistol that shoots plastic pellets and puts them in simulated situations similar to those police encounter in real life. Washington Post, "Mob Museum in Vegas lets visitors play police officer," 21 Apr. 2018 On Tuesday, a threatening video showing a simulated Iranian ballistic missile strike on Israel and Saudi Arabia was posted to the Twitter account of the semiofficial state Fars News Agency, before it was quickly deleted. Gregg Re, Fox News, "John Bolton warns Iran 'there will be hell to pay' if aggression continues: 'We will come after you'," 25 Sep. 2018 The mission plan includes simulated bombing runs and an aerial rendezvous with a fuel tanker. Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, "B-52 Bombers Could Quadruple Their Wing Bomb Loads," 25 June 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 That helped narrow the gap between real-world results and simulated ones, which were much better. Ryan Nakashima, The Seattle Times, "A robotic hand can juggle a cube _ with lots of training," 31 July 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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