mimetic

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mi·met·ic

 (mĭ-mĕt′ĭk, mī-)
adj.
1. Relating to, characteristic of, or exhibiting mimicry.
2.
a. Of or relating to an imitation; imitative.
b. Using imitative means of representation: a mimetic dance.

[Greek mīmētikos, from mīmēsis, mimicry; see mimesis.]

mi·met′i·cal·ly adv.

mimetic

(mɪˈmɛtɪk) or

mimetical

adj
1. of, resembling, or relating to mimesis or imitation, as in art, etc
2. (Biology) biology of or exhibiting mimicry
miˈmetically adv

mi•met•ic

(mɪˈmɛt ɪk, maɪ-)

adj.
characterized by, exhibiting, or of the nature of mimicry: mimetic gestures.
[1625–35; < Greek mīmētikós imitative =mīmē- (see mimesis) + -tikos -tic]
mi•met′i•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.mimetic - characterized by or of the nature of or using mimesismimetic - characterized by or of the nature of or using mimesis; "a mimetic dance"; "the mimetic presentation of images"
representational - (used especially of art) depicting objects, figures,or scenes as seen; "representational art"; "representational images"
2.mimetic - exhibiting mimicrymimetic - exhibiting mimicry; "mimetic coloring of a butterfly"; "the mimetic tendency of infancy"- R.W.Hamilton
imitative - marked by or given to imitation; "acting is an imitative art"; "man is an imitative being"
Translations

mimetic

[mɪˈmetɪk] ADJ (frm) [dance] → mimético; [theatre] → de mimo; [re-enactment] → mímico

mimetic

[mɪˈmɛtɪk] adjmimétique

mi·met·ic

a. mimético-a, que imita.