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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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 Police Chief Jeff Burgner, who also expressed concerns of intermingling a real weapon with a simulated one, met with the prospective business owners prior to them receiving the special use permit. Linda Girardi, Aurora Beacon-News, "Plans pulled for simulation gun range in Oswego," 1 June 2018 After that, Ray is likely to face hitters in a live batting practice/simulated game environment, perhaps as soon as this weekend, Lovullo said. Nick Piecoro, azcentral, "Diamondbacks’ A.J. Pollock, Steven Souza still limited in rehab work," 4 June 2018 Their best reliever, the left-hander Andrew Miller, has been out since late May with inflammation in his right knee and will head to Class AA Akron on Saturday to throw a simulated game. New York Times, "Yankees, With No Lead to Protect Against the Indians, Get to Rest Aroldis Chapman," 13 July 2018 Darvish, who pitched a simulated game last week in Chicago, was set to rejoin the Cubs in Los Angeles on Tuesday. John Fineran, The Seattle Times, "Cubs’ Darvish feels soreness in triceps after rehab start," 26 June 2018 Liriano threw 60 pitches in a simulated game on Tuesday at Comerica Park. Detroit Free Press, "Detroit Tigers Francisco Liriano struggles in rehab start for Toledo," 17 June 2018 An animation of a flight from Earth's orbit into the IceCube detector in Antarctica, including a simulated neutrino event. Amina Khan,, "After years of searching, scientists finally trace high-energy neutrinos to a distant blazar," 12 July 2018

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First Known Use of simulated

1622, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of simulated was in 1622

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English Language Learners Definition of simulated

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

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