a person or thing that simulates.
a machine for simulating certain environmental and other conditions for purposes of training or experimentation:
a flight simulator.
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
a person who simulates
verb (used with object), simulated, simulating. 1. to create a simulation, likeness, or model of (a situation, system, or the like): to simulate crisis conditions. 2. to make a pretense of; feign: to simulate knowledge. 3. to assume or have the appearance or characteristics of: He simulated the manners of the rich. adjective 4. Archaic. […]
- Simulation oriented language
language (SOL) An ALGOL extension for discrete simulation by Donald Knuth and McNeley. [“SOL – A Symbolic Language for General Purpose System Simulation”, D.E. Knuth et al, IEEE Trans Elec Comp, EC-13(4):401-408 (Aug 1964)]. [Sammet 1969, p. 656]. (1995-07-26)
[sing-guh l-ak-shuh n] /ˈsɪŋ gəlˈæk ʃən/ adjective 1. (of a firearm) requiring the cocking of the hammer before firing each shot: a single-action revolver. single-action noun 1. (modifier) (of a firearm) requiring the hammer to be cocked by hand before firing
- Single assignment
programming A property of variables in a functional language. If a variable is only assigned a value once then an instance of that variable is thereafter semantically equivalent to the value. SISAL is an example of a language with this property. See also zero assignment. (2003-12-22)