simulator

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See also: Simulator and simulátor

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From simulate +‎ -or

Noun[edit]

simulator (plural simulators)

  1. One who simulates or feigns.
    • 1858, Thomas De Quincey, “Schlosser's Literary History of the Eighteenth Century”, in De Quincey's works, page 82:
      Even confessing to a crime, the man may be mad, or a knavish simulator.
  2. A machine or system that simulates an environment (such as an aircraft cockpit), often for training purposes.
    • 1947 February 21, “Instruments Are Released From Rocket By Parachute in a Jump of 68 Miles”, in The New York Times[1], ISSN 0362-4331:
      The dummy rocket is being developed to permit the ground testing of missile controls. By the use of this “flight simulator” the control devices of missiles can be subjected to operational tests on the ground, thus reducing the need for expensive flight tests.
    • 2020 March 11, “Network News: Driver training on Trafford Park line”, in Rail, page 15:
      Classroom sessions for drivers are under way, with each driver requiring a full day on the simulator before they then test a tram on the £350 million new line.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

simulō +‎ -tor

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

simulātor m (genitive simulātōris); third declension

  1. copier, imitator
  2. hypocrite, pretender, phoney

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative simulātor simulātōrēs
Genitive simulātōris simulātōrum
Dative simulātōrī simulātōribus
Accusative simulātōrem simulātōrēs
Ablative simulātōre simulātōribus
Vocative simulātor simulātōrēs

Descendants[edit]

Verb[edit]

simulātor

  1. second-person singular future passive imperative of simulō
  2. third-person singular future passive imperative of simulō

References[edit]

  • simulator in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • simulator in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • simulator in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French simulateur

Noun[edit]

simulator n (plural simulatoare)

  1. simulator

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /simǔlaːtor/
  • Hyphenation: si‧mu‧la‧tor

Noun[edit]

simùlātor m (Cyrillic spelling симу̀ла̄тор)

  1. simulator

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