a person or thing that imitates:Until quite recently, emulators copied the behaviors of those higher in the social scale than themselves; nowadays, however, people in higher social classes are imitating those in lower ones.
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How to use emulator in a sentence
He first tried to emulate Britain’s most popular musician before the Beatles, Lonnie Donegan, dubbed “the King of Skiffle.”
I really wanted the clothes to emulate professional style—think fitted pencil skirts and dresses.The future of maternity workwear is all in the details | Rachel King | January 31, 2021 | Fortune
Using a commercial quantum annealer called D-Wave, Abel and Spannowsky programmed a string of about 200 qubits to emulate a quantum field with a higher- and a lower-energy state, analogous to a false vacuum and a true vacuum.Physicists Study How Universes Might Bubble Up and Collide | Charlie Wood | January 25, 2021 | Quanta Magazine
The Rockets never had quite enough to reach the NBA’s promised land — especially once more and more teams began emulating their strategies.
This wine is not grassy in the New Zealand-style that Chile often emulates.This chianti will put you under the Tuscan sun and ground you with earthy flavors, too | Dave McIntyre | January 15, 2021 | Washington Post
I believe the latter lay at the center of another, even more fanatical emulator clique.The Extinction Parade: An Original Zombie Story by Max Brooks | Max Brooks | January 14, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
The climate is described by some emulator of Thomson to consist of "Tre mesi d'Inferno, nove d'inverno."The Argosy | Various
Of the same kind are the emotions which the death of an emulator or competitor produces.
According to Goethe, the ancients are "the despair of the emulator."We Philologists, Volume 8 (of 18) | Friedrich Nietzsche