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MIMIC

(language)
An early language designed by J.H. Andrews of the NIH in 1967 for solving engineering problems such as differential equations that would otherwise have been done on an analog computer.

["MIMIC, An Alternative Programming Language for Industrial Dynamics, N.D. Peterson, Socio-Econ Plan Sci. 6, Pergamon 1972].
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The disconnect occurs because people read others' emotions partly by mimicking their facial expressions.
Oliver said: "My first memory is mimicking a neighbour's laugh.
Clinical consequences of electrocardiographic artifact mimicking ventricular tachycardia.
The resulting film lost 91 percent of its dye after 1 hour under a water shower mimicking rain, as compared with a film from a more concentrated solution, which lost 64 percent of its dye, the researchers report in the August Biomacromolecules.
By mimicking the hydrodynamic and chemical disturbances made by a moving "bait" fish, the researchers hope to find out how predators track those cues to their sources.
Mimicking live flavivirus immunization with a non-infectious RNA vaccine.
Other imitations consist in the two conspiracies, of Antonio and Sebastian against Alonso, and of Caliban and his fellows against Prospero, both plots mimicking the insurrection of Antonio, aided by Alonso, against Prospero twelve years earlier.
It is thought the bird, which has been heard repeatedly chirping the tune, has been mimicking a local character who wanders Stroud, Glos, humming the music.
He added, "RHAKOSS is specifically designed to offer patients the advantages of a synthetic bone repair product - eliminating the risk of disease transmission associated with the use of cadaver tissue, and offering more consistent levels of purity, quality and availability - while closely mimicking the desired characteristics of human bone.
To some extent the whole "My Mirage" series [1986-91]--which is a semi-autobiographical multiple-piece narrative--and some of the pieces in the dream project could be seen as mimicking the art of others, from James Rosenquist and Oyvind Fahlstrom to the films of Pat O'Neill to Mad Magazine.
And the film can't resist mimicking other movies, too - the stick gooey egg pods hanging on the wall could be straight from Alien.
Out for a walk Friday near her Northridge home, Jeannie Scandlin heard a bird mimicking the sound of her telephone.