- to imitate (a particular computer system) by using a software system, often including a microprogram or another computer that enables it to do the same work, run the same programs, etc., as the first.
- to replace (software) with hardware to perform the same task.
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WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH emulateemulate , immolate
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How to use emulate in a sentence
In 2019, Apple filed a lawsuit against Corellium, which lets security researchers cheaply and easily test mobile devices by emulating their software rather than requiring them to access the physical devices.Apple says researchers can vet its child safety features. But it’s suing a startup that does just that.|Patrick Howell O'Neill|August 17, 2021|MIT Technology Review
What’s more, some even sought to emulate the physical attributes the aforementioned TB unleashed upon its victims.
Britain’s example has been emulated by Ireland, Canada, and New Zealand.The U.S. Can't Move Forward on LGBTQ Rights Without Reparations|Omar G. Encarnación|June 26, 2021|Time
Of course, you should still run your own experiments, but it’s just more capital-efficient to emulate than to trial-and-error from scratch.
In 2020, the Baltimore Museum of Art moved to acquire works by female artists only for a 12-month period, a strategic shift that could be emulated to promote traditionally underrepresented artists of color as well.
As you exit your teenage years, are there artist you would like to emulate?
The experience is intended to emulate being taken hostage, which feels strange in these very real ISIS horror-drenched times.Sex, Blood, and Screaming: Blackout’s Dark Frights|Tim Teeman|October 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A role model is someone whose behaviors one seeks to emulate.
In Chicago, you have rappers like Chief Keef posing with guns, and the young kids there emulate that.Quincy Jones Talks Chicago’s Mean Streets, Why Kanye West Is No Michael Jackson, and Bieber|Marlow Stern|September 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This is not an example that current governments and institutions should emulate.
We shall, I know, emulate their steadfastness and achieve a result which will confer added laurels to French and British arms.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
She had no wish to emulate, but neither did she relish feeling provincial, a chit, an outsider.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
For, in the first place, who would wish to emulate extraordinary catastrophes?
"And one that an Englishman may do well to emulate," returned Bluewater.The Two Admirals|J. Fenimore Cooper
Neither do I mean that we should set out to emulate the happy cannibals in the South Seas.