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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.
Recent Examples on the Web The test was carried out at the Langdale Pikes, with Gravity Industries founder Richard Browning flying from the valley bottom to a simulated casualty site at higher elevation. Jack Guy, CNN, "Paramedics test jet suit that can fly up mountains," 29 Sep. 2020 Five astronauts, including four men and one woman between the ages of 28 to 38, lived in a simulated Mars environment. Ashley Strickland, CNN, "Astronauts on a Mars mission will need to be 'conscientious' to work well together," 24 Nov. 2020 The simulated situation was presented Friday as part of de-escalation training led by the county District Attorney’s Office, with San Diego police officers in a room in front of a monitor. David Hernandez, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Many say de-escalation is the way to reduce police-involved shootings, but what does it look like?," 19 Sep. 2020 Both offense and defense made plays in the simulated environment and look to be in-step with each other on what may be Clark’s deepest UAB team heading into his fifth season on the field. Evan Dudley, al, "Touchdown and turnovers as UAB holds first fall scrimmage," 15 Aug. 2020 The book’s title is a reference to a scene in the 1999 film The Matrix, in which ingesting a red pill liberates the hero from the trap of a simulated world. Rumaan Alam, The New Republic, "Hari Kunzru’s Reckoning With the Far Right," 9 Sep. 2020 Samardzija also could relieve or the could be asked to throw more simulated innings to strengthen his arm further. Henry Schulman,, "Samardzija’s Giants tenure ending quietly, with no firm plans for IL return," 6 Sep. 2020 On Friday, August 21, companies like Heron, Lockheed, and Aurora, as well as institutions like Georgia Tech, participated in a lightning series of simulated dogfights. Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, "AI vs. Human Fighter Pilot: Here's Who Won the Epic Dogfight," 25 Aug. 2020 Milton and his colleague Jelena Srebric, a professor of mechanical engineering, simulated conditions with a person singing while flanked by two box fans equipped with HEPA filters, spaced about 3 feet apart. NBC News, "Plexiglass dividers at the VP debate won't do much, experts say," 7 Oct. 2020

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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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13 Jan 2021

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“Simulated.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of simulated

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

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