The act of simulating, or assuming an appearance which is feigned, or not true; -- distinguished from dissimulation, which disguises or conceals what is true.
- The act or process of simulating.
- An imitation; a sham.
- Assumption of a false appearance.
- Imitation or representation, as of a potential situation or in experimental testing.
- Representation of the operation or features of one process or system through the use of another: computer simulation of an in-flight emergency.