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
According to Goethe, the ancients are "the despair of the emulator."We Philologists, Volume 8 (of 18)|Friedrich Nietzsche
Of the same kind are the emotions which the death of an emulator or competitor produces.
The climate is described by some emulator of Thomson to consist of "Tre mesi d'Inferno, nove d'inverno."The Argosy|Various