simul

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Abbreviation of simultaneous.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

simul ‎(plural simuls)

  1. 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.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*sem-

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

Adverb[edit]

simul (not comparable)

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

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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • simul” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • simul” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: 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