Meaning of SIMULATION in English


sim ‧ u ‧ la ‧ tion AC /ˌsɪmjəˈleɪʃ ə n, ˌsɪmjʊˈleɪʃ ə n/ BrE AmE noun

[ Word Family: noun : ↑ simulation , ↑ simulator ; verb : ↑ simulate ; adjective : ↑ simulated ]

[uncountable and countable] the activity of producing conditions which are similar to real ones, especially in order to test something, or the conditions that are produced:

a computer simulation used to train airline pilots

simulation of

a simulation of a rainforest environment

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