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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.
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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
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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.
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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"
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Translations

mimetic

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

[mɪˈmɛtɪk] adjmimétique
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mi·met·ic

a. mimético-a, que imita.
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