Definition of simulator
: one that simulates; especially : a device that enables the operator to reproduce or represent under test conditions phenomena likely to occur in actual performance
Examples of simulator in a Sentence
a flight simulator used by pilots
Recent Examples of simulator from the Web
There’s also a golf simulator, which has a projector, a giant screen, 100 golf courses built into the system, several motion detectors and various cameras.
On a recent visit, a shooting instructor fired up the 300-degree scenario simulator, but there was a glitch.
Residents can take advantage of a variety of indoor and outdoor amenities including a signature spa, fitness center, golf simulator, multiple swimming pools and two on-site restaurants.
Kanaan had seen the 8.4-mile circuit only in a simulator and never in person.
That 100-year-old clubhouse will be renovated as a family golf center with indoor simulators, putting greens and classrooms for First Tee of Greater Chicago programming.
In 2000, when George W. Bush was elected, drones, face recognition, mobile fingerprint scanners, and cell-site simulators—which mimic cellphone towers to intercept phone data—were novel or non-existent.
State legislatures have passed dozens of laws restricting geolocation tracking, cell-site simulators, drones, and other technologies; Congress has passed zero such laws for criminal law enforcement, let alone ICE.
Owned by Todd Piret and Ricky Lynch, the complex has five golf simulators, food, motivational coaches and more.
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First Known Use of simulator
SIMULATOR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of simulator for English Language Learners
: a machine that is used to show what something looks or feels like and is usually used to study something or to train people
Medical Definition of simulator
: a device that enables the operator to reproduce or represent under test conditions phenomena likely to occur in actual performance a driving simulator used to study behavior in highway emergencies
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