Definition of simulation
1 : the act or process of simulating
2 : a sham object : counterfeit
3a : the imitative representation of the functioning of one system or process by means of the functioning of another a computer simulation of an industrial processb : examination of a problem often not subject to direct experimentation by means of a simulating device
Examples of simulation in a Sentence
a computer simulation of spaceflight
a simulation of the planet's surface
They use computer simulation to predict weather conditions.
Recent Examples of simulation from the Web
Embraer’s designers offer clients a 360-degree simulation of what their final cabin will look like at their facility on Florida’s space coast.
Performs systems modeling, simulation, and analysis.
GFS model simulation of snowfall to affect Mid-Atlantic Saturday.
Bienstock adds that about two-thirds of the time, the simulations would have the Chargers at a perfect 5-0.
Dr. Mauritsen and his colleagues compared climate model simulations that accounted for the role of clouds with models that did not.
A simulation of a photo of galaxy clusters taken by the Dark Energy Camera.
That information, anything from voice recordings and satellite images to passport scans at the airport, is pulled together in myriad models and simulations.
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Origin and Etymology of simulation
Middle English simulacion, from Anglo-French, from Latin simulation-, simulatio, from simulare
First Known Use: 14th century
SIMULATION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of simulation for English Language Learners
: something that is made to look, feel, or behave like something else especially so that it can be studied or used to train people
Additional Notes on simulation
Although a simulation does not have effect as between the parties, its lack of effect may not be asserted against third parties, such as creditors or bona fide purchasers, to avoid liability.
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