Definition of simulated in English:



  • 1Manufactured in imitation of some other material.

    ‘a simulated leather handbag’
    • ‘Most of all he liked textured soy protein breakfast patties, which gave to his palate a fine tang of faintly scented simulated maple flavouring.’
    • ‘These parts are tested in the laboratory - first as simulated joints (using fasteners and plates to imitate the actual joint) and later using the actual joint components.’
    • ‘Specifically, FDA said the bioburden on simulated product did not represent that on the manufactured product.’
    • ‘Analyzing the deviation of the structure from the initial crystal structure can assess the stability of the simulated protein.’
    1. 1.1(of an emotion) pretended or feigned.
      ‘she howled in simulated anguish’
    2. 1.2Imitating the conditions of something, especially as a training exercise.
      ‘a simulated terrorist attack’
      • ‘The simulated annealing program performed quite well.’
      • ‘All of the exercises used a simulated Balkans environment.’
      • ‘The proposed method is illustrated in the analysis of a simulated example.’
      • ‘A virtual reality game is a computer game especially designed to completely immerse the user in a simulated environment.’
      • ‘Van Niekerk says entry-level learners will get two months training in a simulated call centre environment.’
      • ‘Delegates work in small groups on a process simulated on a PC.’
      • ‘However, due to the uncertainties in the force-field parameters, a comparison of the simulated results with experimental data is essential.’
      • ‘To test the algorithm, 100 two-dimensional cell tracks were simulated.’
      • ‘For years the treatment for people with SAD has been to use a simulated light source.’
      • ‘All demographic events affect the entire genome; therefore all loci were simulated using the same algorithm.’
      • ‘Now all the human working functions have been simulated in machines.’
      • ‘Each guide tree accompanied by the chosen root sequence was provided to ROSE 1.2, which generated multiple alignments by simulated evolution.’
      • ‘Students modeled the spread of disease within a population by sharing simulated "body fluids" using pipettes.’
      • ‘Twenty sequences and one outgroup were simulated with m = 0.05.’
      • ‘Each point on the graphs represents 1,000 simulated data sets.’
      • ‘The arts were the means by which these forces could be ritualized and expressed in a new, simulated reality.’
      • ‘With the FCS simulation, the recovered diffusion constant is within 95 % accuracy of the simulated value.’
      • ‘Two different measures of similarity between permutations were used to evaluate the probe orderings generated from simulated data.’
      • ‘Goodness-of-fit values for covariance functions estimated from three different methods on simulated data’
      • ‘The residents of Bendigo have been warned that they may hear simulated gunfire along with several helicopters.’