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simulate

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsimulatesim‧u‧late /ˈsɪmjəleɪt/ ●○○ AWL verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 1 ARTIFICIALto make or produce something that is not real but has the appearance or feeling of being real 🔊 a machine that simulates conditions in space 🔊 Interviews can be simulated in the classroom.2 formalPRETEND to pretend to have a feeling 🔊 He found it impossible to simulate grief.→ See Verb table
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simulateThe navy's maneuvers were designed to simulate an enemy invasion of the island.This machine can simulate conditions in space.So, to simulate fertilisation, it is necessary only to mimic this disruption.Supers fill the stage at every opportunity, choreographed to simulate horror.Updated computerized versions make it possible to simulate more closely the work of a sketch artist.James felt obliged to simulate reluctance.That is why they put applicants into simulated situations and watch how they behave.It simulates the bit of the search space which is rooted at the current state, and plans an acceptable next move.These models, some of which involve hundreds of equations, are then used to simulate the effects of different policies.The relationship between complexity and organization becomes a key question in trying to simulate the processing of sensory inputs.Such low inclinations are inconsistent with attempts to simulate the treefall pattern at the Tunguska site.
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Verb table
simulate
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theysimulate
he, she, itsimulates
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theysimulated
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave simulated
he, she, ithas simulated
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad simulated
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill simulate
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have simulated
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam simulating
he, she, itis simulating
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you, we, theyare simulating
Past
I, he, she, itwas simulating
you, we, theywere simulating
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been simulating
he, she, ithas been simulating
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been simulating
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be simulating
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been simulating
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