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Not real; pretended:
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  1. Not real; pretended:
  2. Pretended; simulated; sham
  3. Being a pretense, a counterfeit, or something false or fraudulent.
Made to imitate something else; artificial
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  1. Made to imitate something else; artificial
  2. Made in resemblance of or as a substitute for another.
  3. Performed or staged in imitation of a real event or activity:
Counterfeit or fake; not genuine:
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  1. Counterfeit or fake; not genuine:
  2. Not genuine; spurious
  3. (Slang) Not conforming with what one would hope to be the case; disappointing or unfair:
Imitation or representation, as of a potential situation or in experimental testing.
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  1. Imitation or representation, as of a potential situation or in experimental testing.
  2. The duplicating or reproducing of certain characteristics or conditions, as of a system or physical process, by the use of a model or representation, for study, training, etc.
  3. Assumption of a false appearance.
(Countable) an instance of the making of a copy
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  1. (Countable) an instance of the making of a copy
  2. (Uncountable) the practice of making one or more copies
The condition of being duplicated.
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  1. The condition of being duplicated.
  2. A copy; replica
  3. (Genetics) The occurrence of a repeated section of genetic material in a chromosome.
Something made by reproducing; copy, close imitation, duplication, etc.
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  1. Something made by reproducing; copy, close imitation, duplication, etc.
  2. The process by which cells and organisms produce other cells and organisms of the same kind. &diamf3; The reproduction of organisms by the union of male and female reproductive cells (gametes) is called sexual reproduction. Many unicellular and most multicellular organisms reproduce sexually. &diamf3; Reproduction in which offspring are produced by a single parent, without the union of reproductive cells, is called asexual reproduction. The fission (splitting) of bacterial cells and the cells of multicellular organisms by mitosis is a form of asexual reproduction, as is the budding of yeast cells and the generation of clones by runners in plants. Many plants and fungi are capable of reproducing both sexually and asexually, as are some animals, such as sponges and aphids.
  3. Something reproduced, especially in the faithfulness of its resemblance to the form and elements of the original:
The act of emulating
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  1. The act of emulating
  2. Desire or ambition to equal or surpass
  3. (Comput.) The act or an instance of using an emulator
The act or ability to simulate the appearance of someone or something else
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  1. The act or ability to simulate the appearance of someone or something else
  2. The practice or art, or an instance or way, of mimicking
  3. Close resemblance, in color, form, or behavior, of one organism to another or to some object in its environment, as of some insects to the leaves or twigs of plants: it serves to disguise or conceal an organism from a predator or prey
The act or process of impressing:
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  1. The act or process of impressing:
  2. An effect, feeling, or image retained as a consequence of experience:
  3. (Dentistry) An imprint of the teeth and surrounding tissues, formed with a plastic material that hardens into a mold for use in making dentures, inlays, or plastic models.
Something so bad as to be equivalent to intentional mockery; a travesty:
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  1. Something so bad as to be equivalent to intentional mockery; a travesty:
  2. (Music) The practice of reworking an already established composition, especially the incorporation into the Mass of material borrowed from other works, such as motets or madrigals.
  3. A literary or musical work imitating the characteristic style of some other work or of a writer or composer in a satirical or humorous way, usually by applying it to an inappropriate subject
The act of something that echoes.
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  1. The act of something that echoes.
(Graph theory) A set of independent edges in a given graph, i.e. a set of edges which do not intersect: so-called because pairs of vertices are "matched" to each other one-to-one.
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  1. (Graph theory) A set of independent edges in a given graph, i.e. a set of edges which do not intersect: so-called because pairs of vertices are "matched" to each other one-to-one.
An imitation made to deceive; forgery
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  1. An imitation made to deceive; forgery
  2. One who counterfeits; a counterfeiter.
  3. 1590Edmund Spenser, Faerie Queene Book III, canto VIII:
Matter to be set in type or put on a printing plate
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  1. Matter to be set in type or put on a printing plate
  2. A thing made just like another; imitation of an original; full reproduction or transcription
  3. One example of a printed text, picture, film, or recording:
A vague representation; semblance
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  1. A vague representation; semblance
  2. A faint trace or semblance.
  3. An image or representation.
A person who is not what he or she pretends to be; fraud; impostor
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  1. A person who is not what he or she pretends to be; fraud; impostor
  2. A decorative cover made to simulate an article of household linen and used over or in place of it:
  3. One who claims to be what he or she is not; an impostor or fraud:
(Informal) A deceptive act, movement, etc.
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  1. (Informal) A deceptive act, movement, etc.
  2. One that is not authentic or genuine; a sham.
  3. (Sports) A brief feint or aborted change of direction intended to mislead one's opponent or the opposing team.
A vivid or realistic verbal description:
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  1. A vivid or realistic verbal description:
  2. An image or likeness of an object, person, or scene produced on a flat surface, esp. by painting, drawing, or photography
  3. A visible image, especially one on a flat surface or screen:
Any very close reproduction or copy; facsimile
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  1. Any very close reproduction or copy; facsimile
  2. A copy or reproduction of a work of art, especially one made by the original artist.
The transmission and reproduction of graphic matter by electrical means, as by radio or wire
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  1. The transmission and reproduction of graphic matter by electrical means, as by radio or wire
  2. An exact copy or reproduction, as of a document.
A repeated sound that is caused by the reflection of sound waves from a surface. The sound is heard more than once because of the time difference between the initial production of the sound waves and their return from the reflecting surface.
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  1. A repeated sound that is caused by the reflection of sound waves from a surface. The sound is heard more than once because of the time difference between the initial production of the sound waves and their return from the reflecting surface.
  2. A person who thus repeats or imitates
  3. One who imitates another, as in opinions, speech, or dress.
The result of such thought; idea or conclusion, esp. if expressed in words
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  1. The result of such thought; idea or conclusion, esp. if expressed in words
  2. Something, such as light, radiant heat, sound, or an image, that is reflected.
  3. The change in direction of a wave, such as a light or sound wave, away from a boundary the wave encounters. Reflected waves remain in their original medium rather than entering the medium they encounter. &diamf3; According to the law of reflection, the angle of reflection of a reflected wave is equal to its angle of incidence.
A slender piece of wood, cardboard, waxed cord, etc. tipped with a composition that catches fire by friction; esp., a safety match
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  1. A slender piece of wood, cardboard, waxed cord, etc. tipped with a composition that catches fire by friction; esp., a safety match
  2. Two or more persons or things that go together in appearance, size, or other quality
  3. One that is able to compete equally with another:
The condition of being parallel; conformity in essential points
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  1. The condition of being parallel; conformity in essential points
  2. (Printing) A character consisting of two parallel vertical lines, used in the text to direct attention to a similarly marked note in the margin or at the foot of a page.
  3. One that closely resembles or is analogous to another:
A person with reference to another having a comparable position, rank, etc. but in a different place, organization, or situation
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  1. A person with reference to another having a comparable position, rank, etc. but in a different place, organization, or situation
Images or special effects created through animation.
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  1. Images or special effects created through animation.
  2. The act, process, or result of imparting life, interest, spirit, motion, or activity.
  3. The art or process of making movies with drawings, computer graphics, or photographs of static objects, including all techniques other than the continuous filming of live-action images.
That which resembles, or is similar; a representation; a likeness.
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  1. That which resembles, or is similar; a representation; a likeness.
  2. Something that resembles another; a likeness or semblance.
  3. The state, fact, or quality of resembling; similarity of appearance, or, sometimes, of character; likeness
A transcript; copy
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  1. A transcript; copy
  2. The process in a cell by which genetic material is copied from a strand of DNA to a complementary strand of RNA (called messenger RNA ). In eukaryotes, transcription takes place in the nucleus before messenger RNA is transported to the ribosomes for protein synthesis.
  3. An arrangement of a piece of music for an instrument, voice, or ensemble other than that for which it was originally written
A representation of the form of a person or object, such as a painting or photograph.
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  1. A representation of the form of a person or object, such as a painting or photograph.
  2. The concept of a person, product, institution, etc. held by the general public, often one deliberately created or modified by publicity, advertising, or propaganda
  3. A vivid description or representation in words, especially a metaphor or simile:
Something so lacking in necessary qualities as to inspire ridicule; a laughing-stock.
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  1. Something so lacking in necessary qualities as to inspire ridicule; a laughing-stock.
  2. A person or thing receiving or deserving ridicule
  3. Something ludicrously futile or unsuitable:
A parody or lampoon of someone or something.
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  1. A parody or lampoon of someone or something.
  2. A quantification, especially of building materials.
  3. The place from which one leaves a surface
The act of substituting or the state of being substituted
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  1. The act of substituting or the state of being substituted
  2. The act or an instance of substituting.
  3. The selection of an individual or a thing to take the place of another; the process of one thing taking another’s place or one person acting in lieu of another. The selection of an individual or a thing to take the place of another; the process of one thing taking another’s place or one person acting in lieu of another.
The act of forging something, especially the unlawful act of counterfeiting a document or object for the purposes of fraud or deception.
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  1. The act of forging something, especially the unlawful act of counterfeiting a document or object for the purposes of fraud or deception.
  2. Something that has been forged, especially a document that has been copied or remade to look like the original.
  3. A false banknote, document, work of art, or other imitation of a thing of value, created to be passed off as real; the act of creating such an object. A false banknote, document, work of art, or other imitation of a thing of value, created to be passed off as real; the act of creating such an object.
Substitute or synthetic
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  1. Substitute or synthetic
(Informal) A copy or imitation; esp., an inexpensive or illegal copy, as of a fashionable clothing design
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  1. (Informal) A copy or imitation; esp., an inexpensive or illegal copy, as of a fashionable clothing design
  2. An imitation of something, particularly a well-known product, usually lower in quality and price than the original.
The practice or art, or an instance or way, of mimicking
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  1. The practice or art, or an instance or way, of mimicking
  2. The act, practice, or art of mimicking.
  3. Close resemblance, in color, form, or behavior, of one organism to another or to some object in its environment, as of some insects to the leaves or twigs of plants: it serves to disguise or conceal an organism from a predator or prey
Repetition of a sound by reflection of sound waves from a surface.
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  1. Repetition of a sound by reflection of sound waves from a surface.
  2. (Electronics) A radar wave reflected from an object, appearing as a spot of light on a radarscope
  3. An organ stop for producing the effect of echo
The change in direction of a wave, such as a light or sound wave, away from a boundary the wave encounters. Reflected waves remain in their original medium rather than entering the medium they encounter. &diamf3; According to the law of reflection, the angle of reflection of a reflected wave is equal to its angle of incidence.
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  1. The change in direction of a wave, such as a light or sound wave, away from a boundary the wave encounters. Reflected waves remain in their original medium rather than entering the medium they encounter. &diamf3; According to the law of reflection, the angle of reflection of a reflected wave is equal to its angle of incidence.
  2. A manifestation or result:
  3. An indirect expression of censure or discredit:
(Linguistics) A form or feature that reflects or represents an earlier, often reconstructed, form or feature having undergone phonetic or other change.
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  1. (Linguistics) A form or feature that reflects or represents an earlier, often reconstructed, form or feature having undergone phonetic or other change.
  2. A reflected image, likeness, or reproduction
  3. An image produced by reflection.
Something made by repeating, as a copy or imitation
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  1. Something made by repeating, as a copy or imitation
  2. The act or process or an instance of repeating or being repeated.
  3. A recitation or recital, especially of prepared or memorized material.
Something so bad as to be equivalent to intentional mockery; a travesty:
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  1. Something so bad as to be equivalent to intentional mockery; a travesty:
  2. (Music) The practice of reworking an already established composition, especially the incorporation into the Mass of material borrowed from other works, such as motets or madrigals.
  3. A literary or artistic work that uses imitation, as of the characteristic style of an author or a work, for comic effect or ridicule.
(Informal) An amusing or mocking imitation; caricature; burlesque
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  1. (Informal) An amusing or mocking imitation; caricature; burlesque
  2. A parody or lampoon of someone or something.
  3. (Informal) An amusing imitative caricature, parody, or burlesque.
(--- Computers) A file that has the same data as another file:
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  1. (--- Computers) A file that has the same data as another file:
  2. Material, such as a manuscript, that is to be set in type.
  3. A thing made just like another; imitation of an original; full reproduction or transcription
Substitute or synthetic
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  1. Substitute or synthetic
Anything cheap or imitation
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  1. Anything cheap or imitation
  2. An alloy of copper and zinc once used as imitation gold for cheap jewelry.
  3. A cheap imitation.
The act or process of simulating.
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  1. The act or process of simulating.
  2. Imitation or representation, as of a potential situation or in experimental testing.
  3. Representation of the operation or features of one process or system through the use of another:
Not arising from natural or necessary causes; contrived or arbitrary:
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  1. Not arising from natural or necessary causes; contrived or arbitrary:
  2. Affected or insincere:
  3. Made by humans, especially in imitation of something natural:
Made by humans rather than occurring in nature; artificial or synthetic:
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  1. Made by humans rather than occurring in nature; artificial or synthetic:
Sham; false; imitation; pretended
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  1. Sham; false; imitation; pretended
  2. Of or designating a food that imitates another in some way
Made in resemblance of or as a substitute for another.
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  1. Made in resemblance of or as a substitute for another.
  2. Performed or staged in imitation of a real event or activity:
  3. Made to imitate something else; artificial
Produced artificially, especially in a laboratory or other man-made environment. Nylon is a synthetic chemical compound.
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  1. Produced artificially, especially in a laboratory or other man-made environment. Nylon is a synthetic chemical compound.
  2. Not natural or genuine; artificial or contrived:
  3. Artificial, not genuine.
Imitation; make-believe:
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  1. Imitation; make-believe:
  2. (Informal) Make-believe
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