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noun as in imitation

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This simulation is repeated 140,605 times to get the probability and distribution of states won by each candidate.

From Ozy

When the researchers chose an epidemiological simulation as one of the settings for their study, they didn’t know that the entire world would soon grapple with the very questions they were asking participants to answer.

From Quartz

Next, both groups ran computer simulations to figure out how the system formed.

In 2018, Amazon published a paper about using the software to create synthetic e-commerce transactions so that the data could eventually be used for “product recommendation, targeting deals, and simulation of future events.”

From Fortune

Although technology scored a resounding victory, the controlled conditions of the F-16 simulation doesn’t mean that the program could have beaten a human in real combat.

From Fortune

It was unpleasant and discombobulating: a simulation of hostage-taking, mental asylum and demented dreamscape all rolled into one.

This scenario could serve as a model for what could be programed into a virtual simulation.

But actual driving simulation studies have not mimicked these results.

In fact, the list of Democrats calling for Shinseki to go increasingly resembles an election simulation by Nate Silver.

By combining 16 “Neurocore” microchips, the researchers have reached a new benchmark in computer-brain simulation.

The completest escape from one's ordinary preoccupations could be obtained by a resolute simulation of this kind.

All physiologists know that hysterical persons have a tendency to falsehood and simulation.

With other holiness—apparent holiness—a simulation might be combined.

He can save himself much trouble by remembering that in this simulation there is much dishonesty and few lies.

The man has also an external will; but this frequently takes its tincture from simulation and dissimulation.


On this page you'll find 38 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to simulation, such as: reproduction, clone, copy, counterfeit, duplicate, and duplication.

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