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[n] the act of giving a false appearance; "his conformity was only pretending"
[n] the act of imitating the behavior of some situation or some process by means of something suitably analogous (especially for the purpose of study or personnel training)
[n] representation of something (sometimes on a smaller scale)
[n] (computer science) the technique of representing the real world by a computer program; "a simulation should imitate the internal processes and not merely the results of the thing being simulated"

Misc. Definitions

\Sim`u*la"tion\, n. [F. simulation, L. simulatio.] The act of simulating, or assuming an appearance which is feigned, or not true; -- distinguished from dissimulation, which disguises or conceals what is true. Syn: Counterfeiting; feint; pretense.

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