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1    the act or an instance of simulating  
2    the assumption of a false appearance or form  
3    a representation of a problem, situation, etc., in mathematical terms, esp. using a computer  
4      (Maths, statistics, computing)   the construction of a mathematical model for some process, situation, etc., in order to estimate its characteristics or solve problems about it probabilistically in terms of the model  
5      (Psychiatry)   the conscious process of feigning illness in order to gain some particular end; malingering  
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