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.
Origin of emulate
Can be confusedemulate immolate
Examples from the Web for emulating
At other times, he spoke of emulating the settler movement, of which he was a follower in his youth.
The day after she posted the video, the actor Kellen was emulating caught wind of what was making the inbox and Twitter rounds.
New York has some very interesting energy efficiency and green building programs that we are emulating.
This set the model that Michelle Obama is intent on emulating.
He peeped out, and was just in time to see Robinson emulating a Sioux Indian on the war-path.The Postmaster's Daughter|Louis Tracy
We have spared our readers the numerous orations with which Baldi, emulating the style of Livy, has interpolated his narrative.Memoirs of the Dukes of Urbino, Volume I (of 3)|James Dennistoun
Whom forthwith all the world takes to imitating and emulating.The French Revolution|Thomas Carlyle
Following and emulating the example of my illustrious predecessors I became a farmer.
But I had that unknown area of Holgate's character to meet, and I thought to meet it by emulating his own bearing.Hurricane Island|H. B. Marriott Watson