simulant

[ sim-yuh-luh nt ]
/ ˈsɪm yə lənt /

adjective

simulating; feigning; imitating.

noun

a person or thing that simulates.

Nearby words

  1. sims, william sowden,
  2. simsbury,
  3. simul,
  4. simulacre,
  5. simulacrum,
  6. simular,
  7. simulate,
  8. simulated,
  9. simulation,
  10. simulator

Origin of simulant

1820–30; < Latin simulant- (stem of simulāns) imitating (present participle of simulāre). See simulate, -ant

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British Dictionary definitions for simulant

simulant

/ (ˈsɪmjʊlənt) /

adjective

simulating
(esp of plant parts) resembling another part in structure or function
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