|1.||the act or an instance of simulating|
|2.||the assumption of a false appearance or form|
|3.||a representation of a problem, situation, etc, in mathematical terms, esp using a computer|
|4.||maths, statistics, computing the construction of a mathematical model for some process, situation, etc, in order to estimate its characteristics or solve problems about it probabilistically in terms of the model|
|5.||psychiatry the conscious process of feigning illness in order to gain some particular end; malingering|
simulation sim·u·la·tion (sĭm'yə-lā'shən)
Close resemblance or imitation, as of one symptom or disease by another.
Assumption of a false appearance.
Reproduction or representation, as of a potential situation or in experimental testing.