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emulator

[ em-yuh-ley-ter ]
/ ˈɛm yəˌleɪ tər /
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noun
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.
Computers. hardware or software designed to imitate a different piece of hardware or a different software system, in order to do the same work or run the same programs:These JavaScript emulators allow you to run newer programs on older, incompatible operating systems.
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