Meaning of SIMULATION in English

SIMULATION

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˌsim-yə-ˈlā-shən ]

noun

Etymology: Middle English simulacion, from Anglo-French, from Latin simulation-, simulatio, from simulare

Date: 14th century

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 simulation of an industrial process

b. : examination of a problem often not subject to direct experimentation by means of a simulating device

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.