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sim·u·la·tor

 (sĭm′yə-lā′tər)
n.
One that simulates, especially an apparatus that generates test conditions approximating actual or operational conditions.

simulator

(ˈsɪmjʊˌleɪtə)
n
1. (Mechanical Engineering) any device or system that simulates specific conditions or the characteristics of a real process or machine for the purposes of research or operator training: space simulator.
2. a person who simulates

sim•u•la•tor

(ˈsɪm yəˌleɪ tər)

n.
1. a person or thing that simulates.
2. a machine that simulates environmental and other conditions for purposes of training or experimentation: a flight simulator.
[1825–35]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.simulator - a machine that simulates an environment for the purpose of training or researchsimulator - a machine that simulates an environment for the purpose of training or research
flight simulator, trainer - simulator consisting of a machine on the ground that simulates the conditions of flying a plane
machine - any mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks
Translations
simulátortrenažér

simulator

[ˈsɪmjʊleɪtəʳ] Nsimulador m

simulator

[ˈsɪmjʊleɪtər] n (= device) → simulateur m flight simulator

simulator

nSimulator m

simulator

[ˈsɪmjʊˌleɪtəʳ] nsimulatore m
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