Emulation Definition

emyo͝olāzhən, emyəlāzhən
noun
The act of emulating.
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Desire or ambition to equal or surpass.
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Ambitious rivalry.
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Envious dislike.
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The act or an instance of using an emulator.
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The process of imitating a computer or computer software program.Terminal emulation, for example, is the process by which a microcomputer imitates a dumb terminal in order to communicate with a mainframe computer.
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Circuit emulation is the process by which a broadband circuit can support many virtual circuits (VCs), with each performing as a distinct legacy physical circuit. See also broadband, circuit, dumb terminal, mainframe, microcomputer, and VC.

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Other Word Forms of Emulation

Noun

Singular:
emulation
Plural:
emulations

Origin of Emulation

  • From Middle French émulation, from Latin aemulātiōnem, accusative singular form of aemulātiō.

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