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Copy vs. Emulate

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Copynoun

The result of copying; an identical duplicate of an original.

‘Please bring me the copies of those reports.’;

Emulateverb

To attempt to equal or be the same as.

Copynoun

An imitation, sometimes of inferior quality.

‘That handbag is a copy. You can tell because the buckle is different.’;

Emulateverb

To copy or imitate, especially a person.

Copynoun

(journalism) The text that is to be typeset.

Emulateverb

(obsolete) To feel a rivalry with; to be jealous of, to envy.

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Copynoun

(journalism) A gender-neutral abbreviation for copy boy.

Emulateverb

(computing) of a program or device: to imitate another program or device

Copynoun

The output of copywriters, who are employed to write material which encourages consumers to buy goods or services.

Emulateadjective

(obsolete) Striving to excel; ambitious; emulous.

Copynoun

(uncountable) The text of newspaper articles.

‘Submit all copy to the appropriate editor.’;

Emulateadjective

Striving to excel; ambitious; emulous.

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Copynoun

A school work pad.

‘Tim got in trouble for forgetting his maths copy.’;

Emulateverb

To strive to equal or to excel in qualities or actions; to imitate, with a view to equal or to outdo, to vie with; to rival; as, to emulate the good and the great.

‘Thine eye would emulate the diamond.’;

Copynoun

A printed edition of a book or magazine.

‘Have you seen the latest copy of "Newsweek" yet?’; ‘The library has several copies of the Bible.’;

Emulateverb

strive to equal or match, especially by imitating;

‘He is emulating the skating skills of his older sister’;

Copynoun

Writing paper of a particular size, called also bastard.

Emulateverb

imitate the function of (another system), as by modifying the hardware or the software

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Copynoun

(obsolete) That which is to be imitated, transcribed, or reproduced; a pattern, model, or example.

‘His virtues are an excellent copy for imitation.’;

Emulateverb

compete with successfully; approach or reach equality with;

‘This artists's drawings cannot emulate his water colors’;

Copynoun

(obsolete) An abundance or plenty of anything.

Emulate

Emulate, Inc. (Emulate) is a startup company that is commercializing Organs-on-Chips technology—a human cell-based technology that recreates organ-level function to model organs in healthy and diseased states.

Copynoun

(obsolete) copyhold; tenure; lease

Copynoun

(genetics) The result of gene or chromosomal duplication.

Copyverb

(transitive) To produce an object identical to a given object.

‘Please copy these reports for me.’;

Copyverb

To place a copy of an object in memory for later use.

‘First copy the files, and then paste them in another directory.’;

Copyverb

(transitive) To imitate.

‘Don't copy my dance moves.’; ‘Mom, he's copying me!’;

Copyverb

To receive a transmission successfully.

‘Do you copy?’;

Copynoun

An abundance or plenty of anything.

‘She was blessed with no more copy of wit, but to serve his humor thus.’;

Copynoun

An imitation, transcript, or reproduction of an original work; as, a copy of a letter, an engraving, a painting, or a statue.

‘I have not the vanity to think my copy equal to the original.’;

Copynoun

An individual book, or a single set of books containing the works of an author; as, a copy of the Bible; a copy of the works of Addison.

Copynoun

That which is to be imitated, transcribed, or reproduced; a pattern, model, or example; as, his virtues are an excellent copy for imitation.

‘Let him first learn to write, after a copy, all the letters.’;

Copynoun

Manuscript or printed matter to be set up in type; as, the printers are calling for more copy.

Copynoun

A writing paper of a particular size. Same as Bastard. See under Paper.

Copynoun

Copyhold; tenure; lease.

Copyverb

To make a copy or copies of; to write; print, engrave, or paint after an original; to duplicate; to reproduce; to transcribe; as, to copy a manuscript, inscription, design, painting, etc.; - often with out, sometimes with off.

‘I like the work well; ere it be demanded(As like enough it will), I'd have it copied.’; ‘Let this be copied out,And keep it safe for our remembrance.’;

Copyverb

To imitate; to attempt to resemble, as in manners or course of life.

‘We copy instinctively the voices of our companions, their accents, and their modes of pronunciation.’;

Copyverb

To make a copy or copies; to imitate.

Copyverb

To yield a duplicate or transcript; as, the letter did not copy well.

‘Some . . . never fail, when they copy, to follow the bad as well as the good things.’;

Copynoun

a reproduction of a written record (e.g. of a legal or school record)

Copynoun

a secondary representation of an original;

‘she made a copy of the designer dress’;

Copynoun

matter to be printed; exclusive of graphical materials

Copynoun

material suitable for a journalistic account;

‘catastrophes make good copy’;

Copyverb

copy down as is;

‘The students were made to copy the alphabet over and over’;

Copyverb

reproduce someone's behavior or looks;

‘The mime imitated the passers-by’; ‘Children often copy their parents or older siblings’;

Copyverb

biology: reproduce or make an exact copy of;

‘replicate the cell’; ‘copy the genetic information’;

Copyverb

make a replica of;

‘copy that drawing’; ‘re-create a picture by Rembrandt’;

Copynoun

a thing made to be similar or identical to another

‘the problem is telling which is the original document and which the copy’;

Copynoun

a single specimen of a particular book, record, or other publication or issue

‘the record has sold more than a million copies’;

Copynoun

matter to be printed

‘copy for the next issue must be submitted by the beginning of the month’;

Copynoun

material for a newspaper or magazine article

‘it is an unfortunate truth of today's media that bad news makes good copy’;

Copynoun

the text of an advertisement

‘‘No more stubble—no more trouble,’ trumpeted their ad copy’;

Copynoun

a blank booklet or notebook used for schoolwork

‘you need a stock of exercise copies, A4 refill pads, and maths copies’; ‘examinees will not be allowed to take pens, copies, or water bottles inside the test centre’;

Copyverb

make a similar or identical version of; reproduce

‘each form had to be copied and sent to a different department’;

Copyverb

reproduce (data stored in one location) in another location

‘the command will copy a file from one disc to another’;

Copyverb

write out information that one has read or heard

‘I began to copy out the addresses’; ‘he copied the details into his notebook’;

Copyverb

send a copy of a letter or an email to (a third party)

‘I thought I'd copy to you this letter sent to the PR representative’;

Copyverb

send someone a copy of an email that is addressed to a third party

‘I attached the document and copied him in so he'd know it had been sent’;

Copyverb

imitate the style or behaviour of

‘lifestyles that were copied from Miami and Fifth Avenue’; ‘art students copied from approved old masters’;

Copyverb

hear or understand someone speaking on a radio transmitter

‘this is Edwards, do you copy, over’;

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