mimetic mimetic

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) characterized by or of the nature of or using mimesis
  2. (adj) exhibiting mimicry

Usage(s):

  1. Justifiably proud of their mimetic skills, the actors are living proof, on stage at least, that a word in the hand may sometimes be worth two in the mouth.
  2. But as the technology improved, programmers competed for the geek prestige conferred upon the author of the most up-to-date mimetic software.
  3. So is something like the Peking Opera, which relies on timeless myths, harmless fairy tales, for its plots, and prizes acrobatics and mimetic movement.

News

  • Januvia data could get independent review

    Two pharmaceutical corporations, Boehringer-Ingelheim and Eli Lilly, on June 13 announced their support for the American Diabetes Association’s call for an independent review of the safety of diabetes drugs classified as incretin mimetics, a group that includes drugs linked to pancreatic disorders such as the sitagliptin-containing Merck medications Januvia and Janumet.   The association June ...
    on July 2, 2013     Source: Injury Board

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