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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Effort to equal or surpass another; (computer science) technique of one machine obtaining the same results as another; Ambition to equal or excel.

Usage examples (34)
  • This sort of emulation is how a lot of people learn.
  • (London, 1709), written in emulation of Virgil and Theocritus (in which Alexis appears).
  • Lets throw a load of Scotch Whisky into the docks in emulation of our Kin in the American colonies.
  • This emulation is so strong that I usually have the last line of a story written first, before anything else. for more
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