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em·u·late

 (ĕm′yə-lāt′)
tr.v. em·u·lat·ed, em·u·lat·ing, em·u·lates
1. To strive to equal or excel, especially through imitation: an older pupil whose accomplishments and style I emulated.
2. To compete with successfully; approach or attain equality with.
3. Computers To imitate the function of (another system), as by modifications to hardware or software that allow the imitating system to accept the same data, execute the same programs, and achieve the same results as the imitated system.

[Latin aemulārī, aemulāt-, from aemulus, emulous; see emulous.]

em′u·la′tion (-lā′shən) n.
em′u·la′tive adj.
em′u·la′tor n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.emulator - someone who copies the words or behavior of anotheremulator - someone who copies the words or behavior of another
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
epigon, epigone - an inferior imitator of some distinguished writer or artist of musician
parrot - a copycat who does not understand the words or acts being imitated
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Translations

emulator

[ˈemjʊˌleɪtəʳ] N (Comput) → emulador m
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Again, in their superiors, it quencheth jealousy towards them, as persons that they think they may, at pleasure, despise: and it layeth their competitors and emulators asleep; as never believing they should be in possibility of advancement, till they see them in possession.
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