When you create a computer program that is intended to model flying a plane, this is an example of a simulation.
This exercise is a simulation of actual battle conditions.
The most reliable simulation predicts that the hurricane will turn north.
Despite extensive simulation in the design phase, the aircraft failed to behave as expected.
Origin of simulation
- First attested in 1340. From Middle English simulacion/simulacioun, from Old French simulation/simulacion, from Latin simulātiōnem, from simulō (“imitate").