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emulate

To imitate the operation of another device or platform. It enables another digital standard to be processed by equipment that normally deals with its own native format or protocol. See emulator.
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Goldfield proposes that through biologically inspired engineering--that is, emulating how nature builds and repairs biological and behavioral ecosystems, people may become better able to heal themselves and their relationships with the planet and each other.
When functioning as a bridge, PacketExpert(TM) is not limited to emulating only IP networks, but can also emulate any type of network (regardless of network layer protocol) as long as the traffic is encapsulated in Ethernet.
By focusing on emulating realistic sessions, it is able to provide L2 to L7 statistics and report errors that impact a system's quality of service.
Although they grew up emulating their heroes, they eventually fell into styles of their own that carried them to varying degrees of success.
The Venetian built environment is seen as emulating sacred locations, rather than directly copying them, until the city became a "flickering mirage" of Jerusalem.
By emulating tape libraries, the disk-to-disk solution provides interoperability that minimizes the impact on existing operational procedures with existing libraries.
This strategy relies on emulating obsolete hardware, not software.
Ixia offers wireless operators and system vendors an integrated, platform for emulating all Triple Play subscriber and infrastructure elements.
Emulating Mainframe Devices With Open Systems, Subsystems And Systems
By emulating the moves of Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O'Neal, an undefeated group of young hoopsters will go sneaker-to-sneaker this weekend in the YMCA's annual Junior Lakers championship basketball tournament.