simul

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Abbreviation of simultaneous.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

simul (plural simuls)

  1. (gaming) A simultaneous exhibition: one player, typically very strong, plays several games at the same time against different opponents, typically weaker.
    • 1969, Anthony Glyn, The Dragon Variation, p96
      We're not just starting with Round 1. We're kicking off with a simul. Four simuls to be exact.
    • 1985, Daryl Lane, William Vernon, & David Carson, The Sound of Wonder, p80
      He could have organized a simul with a rat without blinking an eye.
    • 2003, J.C. Hallman, The Chess Artist, p275
      I saw Glenn wrapping up his speech, and told Baynes to come back that evening for the simul.

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

sima (smooth) +‎ -ul (verb-forming suffix)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈʃimul]
  • Hyphenation: si‧mul
  • Rhymes: -ul

Verb[edit]

simul

  1. (intransitive, of a surface, material) to become smooth
  2. (intransitive, of clothing, hair, skin) to fit something tight
  3. (intransitive) to snuggle up, cuddle up, to cling (to someone: -hoz/-hez/-höz)
  4. (intransitive, figuratively) to conform, accommodate, adapt to, fit in somewhere

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Derived terms[edit]

(With verbal prefixes):

Further reading[edit]

  • simul in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh: A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’An Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old Latin neuter of similis (with u before l-pinguis).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

simul (not comparable)

  1. At the same time; simultaneously.
  2. As soon as.

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References[edit]

  • simul in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • simul in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • simul in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016

Old Norse[edit]

Noun[edit]

simul f (genitive simlar)

  1. (poetic) a hag, witch

References[edit]

  • simul in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press