Definition of simulation:
make-believe, disguise, pretension, pinchbeck, seeming, exemplar, pretending, mannikin, color, affectation, air, computer simulation, mask, subterfuge, manikin, good example, modeling, modelling, pretence, cloak, excuse, pretext, wile, show, fashion model, true, masquerade, mannequin, feigning, act, pretense, guise, role model, substitute, framework, semblance, model, dissembling, honest, theoretical account, ruse, poser, assumption, trick, dissemblance, manakin, acting, dissimulation, ersatz.
- imitation (part of speech: noun)
- model (part of speech: adjective)
- "The Nether World", George Gissing.
- "The Cow Puncher", Robert J. C. Stead.
After a little of this business, for that is just what it was, the next part came on, a simulation of fighting: and, as everything before was as stiff, strained, and rigid as it was possible to be, so now everything was light, graceful, agile, and quick; leaps forward and back, leaps sideways, the two combatants maneuvering, as it were, one around the other, for position.- "The Head Hunters of Northern Luzon From Ifugao to Kalinga A Ride Through the Mountains of Northern Luzon With an Appendix on the Independence of the Philippines", Cornelis De Witt Willcox.