Meaning of SIMULATION in English

SIMULATION

[sim.u.la.tion] n [ME simulacion, fr. MF, fr. L simulation-, simulatio, fr. simulare] (14c) 1: the act or process of simulating

2: a sham object: counterfeit 3 a: the imitative representation of the functioning of one system or process by means of the functioning of another "a computer ~ of an industrial process" b: examination of a problem often not subject to direct experimentation by means of a simulating device

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