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  • 1 Imitating — Imitate Im i*tate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Imitated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Imitating}.] [L. imitatus, p. p. of imitari to imitate; of unknown origin. Cf. {Image}.] 1. To follow as a pattern, model, or example; to copy or strive to copy, in acts, manners …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 imitating — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. copying, following, reflecting, emuLating, echoing, matching, paralleling, in imitation of …

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  • 3 imitating — im·i·tate || ɪmɪteɪt v. mimic, impersonate; emulate; copy, duplicate; resemble …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 4 imitating electronics jamming — imituojamieji radioelektroniniai trukdžiai statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Tyčiniai trukdžiai slopinamų radiolokacijos stočių ekranuose netikriems signalams, panašiems į tikrų objektų atvaizdus, sukurti; mažina radiolokacijos stočių galimybes …

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  • 5 Life imitating art — is the reverse of the normal process whereby art is made to resemble life. The concept derives from an Oscar Wilde aphorism, Life imitates art far more than art imitates Life. Wilde follows Ovid who, in Book 3 of the Metamorphoses, depicts a… …

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  • 6 worth imitating — index meritorious Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 7 Radiomimetic — Imitating radiation. A radiomimetic drug is one that imitates the effects of radiation as in the case of chemicals such as nitrogen mustards which are used in cancer chemotherapy. The mimetic part of radiomimetic comes from the Greek verb… …

    Medical dictionary

  • 8 Calling Search —    Imitating the different sounds deer make to lure them into shooting range …

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  • 9 South Asian arts — Literary, performing, and visual arts of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka. Myths of the popular gods, Vishnu and Shiva, in the Puranas (ancient tales) and the Mahabharata and Ramayana epics, supply material for representational and… …

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  • 10 Goal celebration — In football (soccer), a goal celebration is the practice of celebrating the scoring of a goal. The celebration may be performed by the goalscorer (most notably), his or her teammates, the manager or coaching staff and/or the supporters of the… …

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  • 11 List of playing-card nicknames — This list of playing card nicknames has the common nicknames for the playing cards in a 52 card deck, as used in some common card games, such as poker. Contents 1 Single cards 1.1 One eyed Royals 2 Texas hold em pocket card nicknames …

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  • 12 Master Juba — Portrait of Boz s Juba from an 1848 London playbill Master Juba (ca. 1825 – ca. 1852 or 1853) was an African American dancer active in the 1840s. He was one of the first black performers in the United States to play onstage for white audiences… …

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  • 13 Bionics — (also known as biomimetics, biognosis, biomimicry, or bionical creativity engineering) is the application of biological methods and systems found in nature to the study and design of engineering systems and modern technology. The word bionic was… …

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  • 14 Steve Berthiaume — Infobox journalist name = Steve Berthiaume caption = birthname = birth date = birth place = Medfield, Mass death date = death place = education = Emerson College, 87 B.S. Broadcast Journalism occupation = alias = title = SportsCenter Anchor… …

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  • 15 Imitator Poison-dart Frog — Dendrobates imitator Conservation status Least Concern (IUCN 3.1) Scientific classification …

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  • 16 Out of Doors (Bartók) — Out of Doors is a set of five piano solo pieces, Sz. 81, BB 89, written by Béla Bartók in 1926. Out of Doors (Hungarian: Szabadban, German: Im Freien, French: En Plein Air) is among the very few instrumental compositions by Bartók with… …

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  • 17 imitation — imitational, adj. /im i tay sheuhn/, n. 1. a result or product of imitating. 2. the act of imitating. 3. a counterfeit; copy. 4. a literary composition that imitates the manner or subject of another author or work. 5. Biol. mimicry. 6. Psychol.… …

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  • 18 imitation — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Following of a model Nouns 1. imitation; quotation, paraphrase, parody, travesty, burlesque; copy, forgery (see falsehood); mockery, mimicry; simulation, pretense, sham, impersonation, imposture;… …

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  • 19 bird call — 1. a sound made by a bird. 2. a sound imitating that of a bird. 3. a device used to imitate the sound of a bird. Also, birdcall. [1615 25] * * * bird call, 1. the sound that a bird makes: »the bird calls of dawn. 2. a sound imitating that which a …

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  • 20 IMITATION OF GOD — (Imitatio Dei), a theological concept meaning man s obligation to imitate God in His actions. The doctrine of the imitation of God is related to the biblical account of the creation of man in the image of God, which acknowledges a resemblance… …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism