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simulate

[′sim·yə‚lāt]
(engineering)
To mimic some or all of the behavior of one system with a different, dissimilar system, particularly with computers, models, or other equipment.

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The algorithm simulates the behavior of two molecules: an "activator" and an "inhibitor," each of which affects the other's rate of synthesis as the fish grows.
He declines to reveal specifics of the extrusion process, but notes that PRM can range from 650 layers (providing 40% reflectance that simulates iron) to 1300 layers (with 55% reflectance that simulates brushed aluminum, steel or platinum), or even 2600 layers (70% reflectance simulates gold, chrome plating or bright copper).

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