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simulation
  • 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  (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
  • n  representation of something (sometimes on a smaller scale)
  • n  the act of giving a false appearance
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simulative electronic deception
  • n  actions to represent friendly notional or actual capabilities to mislead hostile forces
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simulator
  • n  a machine that simulates an environment for the purpose of training or research
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simulcast
  • n  a broadcast that is carried simultaneously by radio and television (or by FM and AM radio)
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simultaneous equations
  • n  a set of equations in two or more variables for which there are values that can satisfy all the equations simultaneously
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simultaneous operation
  • n  the simultaneous execution of two or more operations
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simultaneousness
  • n  happening or existing or done at the same time
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simvastatin
  • n  an oral lipid-lowering medicine (trade name Zocor) administered to reduce blood cholesterol levels; recommended after heart attacks
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sin
  • n  estrangement from god
  • n  an act that is regarded by theologians as a transgression of God's will
  • n  ratio of the length of the side opposite the given angle to the length of the hypotenuse of a right-angled triangle
  • n  (Akkadian) god of the Moon; counterpart of Sumerian Nanna
  • n  the 21st letter of the Hebrew alphabet
  • n  violent and excited activity
    they began to fight like sin
  • v  commit a sin; violate a law of God or a moral law
  • v  commit a faux pas or a fault or make a serious mistake
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sinai
  • n  a mountain peak in the southern Sinai Peninsula (7,500 feet high); it is believed to be the peak on which Moses received the Ten Commandments
  • n  a desert on the Sinai Peninsula in northeastern Egypt
  • n  a peninsula in northeastern Egypt; at north end of Red Sea
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sinai desert
  • n  a desert on the Sinai Peninsula in northeastern Egypt
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sinai peninsula
  • n  a peninsula in northeastern Egypt; at north end of Red Sea
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sinanthropus
  • n  genus to which Peking man was formerly assigned
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sinapis
  • n  small genus of Old World herbs usually included in genus Brassica
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sinapis alba
  • n  Eurasian mustard cultivated for its pungent seeds; a source of table mustard and mustard oil
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sinapis arvensis
  • n  weedy Eurasian plant often a pest in grain fields
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sinapism
  • n  a plaster containing powdered black mustard; applied to the skin as a counterirritant or rubefacient
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