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Noun simulation has 4 senses
- simulation, computer simulation - (computer science) the technique of representing the real world by a computer program; "a simulation should imitate the internal processes and not merely the results of the thing being simulated"
--1 is a kind of technique; model, theoretical account, framework
- simulation - the act of imitating the behavior of some situation or some process by means of something suitably analogous (especially for the purpose of study or personnel training)
--2 is a kind of model, modelling, modeling
--2 has particulars: war game
- model, simulation - representation of something (sometimes on a smaller scale)
--3 is a kind of representation
--3 has particulars:
- pretense, pretence, pretending, simulation, feigning - the act of giving a false appearance; "his conformity was only pretending"
--4 is a kind of deception, deceit, dissembling, dissimulation
--4 has particulars: