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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Origin of emulate
OTHER WORDS FROM emulate
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH emulateemulate , immolate
Example sentences from the Web for emulate
He appears determined to emulate not just Brady’s work habits, but his unquenchable pursuit of multiple titles, and ability to drag an entire franchise along for the quest.Patrick Mahomes has unmatched physical gifts. His intellect might be what sets him apart.|Sally Jenkins|February 5, 2021|Washington Post
Because of that, whoever wins will invariably sketch a blueprint for the rest of the league to follow — as difficult as each build might be to emulate.There’s More Than One Way To Build A Super Bowl Team|Neil Paine (firstname.lastname@example.org)|February 2, 2021|FiveThirtyEight
The unknown attackers are targeting select users of NoxPlayer, a software package that emulates the Android operating system on PCs and Macs.New supply chain attack uses poisoned updates to infect gamers’ computers|Dan Goodin|February 1, 2021|Ars Technica
Tyson leaves behind not just a body of performances but a way of being, of living in the world, that it would do us all good to emulate.Cicely Tyson Didn't Just Open Doors—She Opened Whole Worlds|Stephanie Zacharek|January 29, 2021|Time
Goethe grasped antiquity in the right way · invariably with an emulative soul.We Philologists, Volume 8 (of 18)|Friedrich Nietzsche
The result is that the instinct of workmanship works out in an emulative demonstration of force.
This is especially true if his dominant impulses are the unreflecting emulative propensities of the predaceous temperament.
But after all allowances and deductions have been made, there is left some remainder of motives of a non-emulative kind.
His emulative practice of his art asks for a closer consideration than that usually given to it.Oscar Wilde|Arthur Ransome