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One that simulates, especially an apparatus that generates test conditions approximating actual or operational conditions.
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)
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.
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|Noun||1.||simulator - 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