Associations to the word «Simulation»

Wiktionary

SIMULATION, noun. Something which simulates a system or environment in order to predict actual behaviour.
SIMULATION, noun. The process of simulating.
SIMULATION, noun. Assuming an appearance which is feigned, or not true.
SIMULATION, noun. (soccer) The act of falling over in order to be awarded a foul, when a foul hasn't been committed.

Dictionary definition

SIMULATION, noun. The act of imitating the behavior of some situation or some process by means of something suitably analogous (especially for the purpose of study or personnel training).
SIMULATION, noun. (computer science) the technique of representing the real world by a computer program; "a simulation should imitate the internal processes and not merely the results of the thing being simulated".
SIMULATION, noun. Representation of something (sometimes on a smaller scale).
SIMULATION, noun. The act of giving a false appearance; "his conformity was only pretending".

Wise words

Life has no meaning unless one lives it with a will, at least to the limit of one's will. Virtue, good, evil are nothing but words, unless one takes them apart in order to build something with them; they do not win their true meaning until one knows how to apply them.
Paul Gauguin