effort or desire to equal or excel others.
Obsolete. jealous rivalry.
- non·em·u·la·tion, noun
- o·ver·em·u·la·tion, noun
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How to use emulation in a sentence
This setup lets you game without the keyboard, whether you’re playing retro titles with the ultimate emulation app, you’ve downloaded a few favorites from Steam, or you’ve bought games from the App Store.It’s surprisingly easy to connect your favorite video game controllers to your Mac | Justin Pot | November 22, 2022 | Popular-Science
The Alesis Recital offers a robust emulation of the piano-playing experience thanks to its five premium voices and 88 touch-adjustable keys.The best beginner keyboards let you build piano skills without a major investment | Jay Cabrera | October 31, 2021 | Popular-Science
You'll still need to deal with the performance penalty of code emulation.ARM-based Surface Pro X gets an $899 Wi-Fi-only model but few other upgrades | Andrew Cunningham | September 22, 2021 | Ars Technica
Windows 10 can only emulate 32-bit x86 apps, though beta versions of Windows 10 have supported x86-64 code emulation since late last year.ARM-based Surface Pro X gets an $899 Wi-Fi-only model but few other upgrades | Andrew Cunningham | September 22, 2021 | Ars Technica
Today, Microsoft announced in a long-winded blog post that that limitation will soon change, as emulation of 64-bit Windows applications is going into a public-testing phase soon.Windows 10 machines running on ARM will be able to emulate x64 apps soon | Samuel Axon | October 1, 2020 | Ars Technica
Being praised for false emulation is nearly as bad as being pilloried for false errors.Compliments Are Nice, but Enough With the Cormac McCarthy Comparisons | William Giraldi | October 21, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
What's not clear is whether Platt will profit or finally suffer from all the adoration and emulation.
Eliphaz Laki had been someone worthy of emulation: a prominent civil servant, a regional administrator known as a saza chief.
It was very much the same way I believe Obama will seek to lead—partly by instinct and partly by emulation.
Norman lives, like all school-boys, a life of emulation, and has never met with anything but success.The Daisy Chain | Charlotte Yonge
The being at school has really been a good thing for her, for she feels herself that she is the better for emulation.'Robin Redbreast | Mary Louisa Molesworth
She did not issue an order; and in emulation of her quiet manner, his instructions to his satellites were inaudible to the guests.Alone | Marion Harland
The emulation between the French and English troops at the diggings was immense, and at the same time most good-humoured.The British Expedition to the Crimea | William Howard Russell
This, as will be perceived, was skilfully designed to put him on his mettle, and rouse a useful spirit of emulation.The Talking Horse | F. Anstey
British Dictionary definitions for emulation
the act of emulating or imitating
the effort or desire to equal or surpass another or others
archaic jealous rivalry
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