Definition of emulation noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˌemjuˈleɪʃn//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌemjuˈleɪʃn//
    [uncountable, countable]
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  1. 1(formal) the act of trying to do something as well as somebody else because you admire them It is not clear that the Western model of development deserves emulation. in emulation of somebody/something Arched viaducts spanned valleys in emulation of the Romans.
  2. 2(computing) the act of a computer or computer program working in the same way as another computer or program and performing the same tasks