Origin of simulation
Examples from the Web for simulation
It was unpleasant and discombobulating: a simulation of hostage-taking, mental asylum and demented dreamscape all rolled into one.Sex, Blood, and Screaming: Blackout’s Dark Frights|Tim Teeman|October 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Of course, the fact that Tris faces and eviscerates her own anxiety lends the simulation scene a veneer of victory and autonomy.
Like its strange predecessor, the first kiss scene, this simulation nightmare strikes a false note.
It crashed after a simulation in which just a few hundred people tried to log on simultaneously.
In the simulation, there were multiple attackers, including a truck bomb, suicide bombers and the home-made bombs known as IEDs.The Suspect Remains at Large, But the Lockdown Was a Big Success|Eli Lake|April 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Here, however, I saw one instance where indeed no simulation could be suspected.The Former Philippines thru Foreign Eyes|Toms de Comyn
The discussion is thus one big tissue of simulation, and is carried on in succession by the elders on each side.The Manbos of Mindano|John M. Garvan
Beautiful as is Delft, it is really only a simulation in earthenware of blue-and-white porcelain.Chats on Royal Copenhagen Porcelain|Arthur Hayden
It is not a matter of artifice and simulation; it is a matter of being genuine and not a sham.Shadows of the Stage|William Winter
Here we have a simulation, at least, of a diandromorphic species.Sex-linked Inheritance in Drosophila|Thomas Hunt Morgan
British Dictionary definitions for simulation
Word Origin and History for simulation
mid-14c., "a false show, false profession," from Old French simulation "pretence" and directly from Latin simulationem (nominative simulatio) "an imitating, feigning, false show, hypocrisy," noun of action from past participle stem of simulare "imitate," from stem of similis "like" (see similar). Meaning "a model or mock-up for purposes of experiment or training" is from 1954.