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Definition of "emulation" []

  • Effort or ambition to equal or surpass another. (noun)
  • Imitation of another. (noun)
  • Computer Science The process or technique of emulating. (noun)
  • Obsolete Jealous rivalry. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "emulation" in a sentence
  • "Fully classical kits, in emulation of German past glories, so "Chewbacca" basicly dedicated more time on the "Third Kit", cuz he wanted to return the Classic Green away shirt of Germany (last years red, black, gray), and the classic home kit all in white (without lines or motiffs) and trim and collar black."
  • "He named his entourage the "Memphis Mafia," in emulation of Frank Sinatra's Rat Pack."
  • "Though there will yet be further Tory victims swept away by this particular tide of sleaze, the vast majority of malefactors will prove to be representatives of ZANU Labour, entirely in emulation of their Zimbabwean counterparts."