Definition of simulation
- a computer simulation of an industrial process
a computer simulation of spaceflight
a simulation of the planet's surface
They use computer simulation to predict weather conditions.
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First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
: something that is made to look, feel, or behave like something else especially so that it can be studied or used to train people
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to speak or write verbosely and windily
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