Emulating



[verb em-yuh-leyt; adjective em-yuh-lit] /verb ˈɛm yəˌleɪt; adjective ˈɛm yə lɪt/

verb (used with object), emulated, emulating.
1.
to try to equal or excel; imitate with effort to equal or surpass:
to emulate one’s father as a concert violinist.
2.
to rival with some degree of success:
Some smaller cities now emulate the major capitals in their cultural offerings.
3.
Computers.

adjective
4.
Obsolete. .
/ˈɛmjʊˌleɪt/
verb (transitive)
1.
to attempt to equal or surpass, esp by imitation
2.
to rival or compete with
3.
to make one computer behave like (another different type of computer) so that the imitating system can operate on the same data and execute the same programs as the imitated system
v.

1580s, back-formation from emulation, or else from Latin aemulatus, past participle of aemulari “to rival.” Related: Emulated; emulating.

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