verb (used with object), em·u·lat·ed, em·u·lat·ing.
- 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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Example sentences from the Web for emulate
He admired NBA guards Stephen Curry and Damian Lillard, trying to emulate their range, confidence and ability to create shots, although he spent most of his freshman season playing off the ball and relying on teammates to create chances for him.Max Abmas and Oral Roberts, overlooked until March Madness, have long been on Arkansas’ radar|Glynn A. Hill|March 26, 2021|Washington Post
The way this city breeds and nurtures talent is something I intentionally try to emulate in every space I’m welcomed in outside of the city.
Innovative brand marketers have the opportunity to emulate what Hasbro did in 1952.Mobile app advertising is unlocking digital-first audiences during a screentime surge|AdColony|March 25, 2021|Digiday
Those localized vibrations help emulate the feel of performing real tasks while you’re in VR.
The fact that research institutes throughout the world now emulate this model is a tribute to the founders’ vision.Isadore Singer Transcended Mathematical Boundaries|Daniel S. Freed|March 4, 2021|Quanta Magazine
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.