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  • A computer model is used to simulate the effects of wind.
  • Our police are tested in conditions that simulate high-pressure gunfire exchange with criminals in the presence of innocent bystanders.
  • We train pilots train in a flight simulator before they actually fly the new plane.
  • They simulated a nuclear strike in the war games.

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  • The software can create simulated textures.
  • If she was good with computers, it was only as a hobby, and I doubt that a computer hobby would enable someone to fiddle with an Erudite simulation.
    Veronica Roth  --  Insurgent
  • Simulations aren’t real; they pose no real threat to me, so logically, I shouldn’t be afraid of them, but my reaction is visceral.
    Veronica Roth  --  Divergent
  • We have programmed the computer to simulate the kinds of situations we might expect in encounters with the enemy.
    Orson Scott Card  --  Ender’s Game
  • since the death of Joselito all the bull-fighters had been developing a technique that simulated this appearance of danger in order to give a fake emotional feeling, while the bull-fighter was really safe.
    Ernest Hemingway  --  The Sun Also Rises
  • The 12TH JUROR crosses to the 8TH JUROR and using his closed hand, simulates stabbing the 8TH JUROR in the chest.
    Reginald Rose  --  Twelve Angry Men

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  • everything was simulated — but you are required to behave as if it is all real.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Starship Troopers
  • The coat was beautiful, white simulated-fur,
    Jill McCorkle  --  Ferris Beach
  • The lush pool with an overhead that could simulate starlight, sunshine, or moonbeams at the flick of a control;
    J.D. Robb  --  Immortal in Death
  • She listened to the song of night birds—no simulation, but the real thing—that hung on the fragrant air like tears.
    J.D. Robb  --  Glory in Death
  • At such moments he charged Buck, who retreated craftily, luring him on by a simulated inability to escape.
    Jack London  --  The Call of the Wild
  • Later he punctured her calf to simulate snakebite so she could use it in some way as an excuse for not being on time to shake worms from tobacco leaves.
    Toni Morrison  --  Beloved
  • These are gluten-free, no-sugar-added, vitamin-enriched, soy-free, goat-milk-and-seaweed-based cupcake simulations.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Son of Neptune
  • The head zoo keeper ordered a crane operator, who was standing by, to drop a navy blue canopy over the dome, thus simulating Earthling night inside.
    Kurt Vonnegut  --  Slaughterhouse-Five
  • We spent the next few months doing a lot of simulations in places like Louisiana and good old Fort Bragg, where we basically learned the best ways to kill people and break things; and after a while, my unit, as part of the First Infantry Division—aka the Big Red One—was sent to Germany.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  Dear John
  • We show them how to take cover from aircraft, how to simulate a dead man when one is overrun in an attack, how to time hand-grenades so that they explode half a second before hitting the ground...
    Erich Maria Remarque  --  All Quiet on the Western Front
  • Bed sheets were spread to simulate a wide, white carpet the length of the gym, from the throne of the door of the girls’ locker room where, with my attendants, we waited for the PA system to give us our musical cue.
    Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston & James D. Houston  --  Farewell to Manzanar
  • Typically, each stage of the simulation eliminates one or more of the factions, but in your case, only two have been ruled out.
    Veronica Roth  --  Divergent
  • All I know is that I’m always aware during simulations, and sometimes I can wake myself up from them.
    Veronica Roth  --  Insurgent
  • "They were probably under the simulation," Tobias says, "and are now ." He pauses.
    Veronica Roth  --  Insurgent
  • It’s hard to say, because the Dauntless simulations were supposed to end when we had calmed down.
    Veronica Roth  --  Insurgent
  • We stopped the simulation—the weight of the hard drive in my back pocket reminds me—but we didn’t pause to see the aftermath.
    Veronica Roth  --  Insurgent
  • Normally, the simulation progresses in a linear fashion, isolating one faction by ruling out the rest.
    Veronica Roth  --  Divergent
  • Just in case they don’t, I want to know how many people we’ve got who are resistant to simulations.
    Veronica Roth  --  Insurgent
  • On it is the simulation data that controlled the Dauntless, and the record of what the Erudite did.
    Veronica Roth  --  Insurgent
  • The choices you made didn’t even allow Candor, the next possibility, to be ruled out, so I had to alter the simulation to put you on the bus.
    Veronica Roth  --  Divergent
  • "One of the defining characteristics of the Divergent is that their minds are resistant to simulations," says Tobias.
    Veronica Roth  --  Insurgent
  • And she doesn’t ask about my shoulder, how I was shot, what happened when I left the Abnegation safe house to stop the simulation.
    Veronica Roth  --  Insurgent
  • If you had shown an automatic distaste for the knife and selected the cheese, the simulation would have led you to a different scenario that confirmed your aptitude for Amity.
    Veronica Roth  --  Divergent
  • When you say ’resistant to simulations,’ what do you mean?
    Veronica Roth  --  Insurgent
  • "Usually, it means we’re aware during simulations," says Tobias.
    Veronica Roth  --  Insurgent
  • So how do you explain me being awake during simulations?
    Veronica Roth  --  Insurgent
  • I think the leaders choose people at random and change the simulations for them.
    Veronica Roth  --  Insurgent
  • I tell him Johanna’s question about the timing of the simulation attack, and Marcus’s response, and the argument that followed.
    Veronica Roth  --  Insurgent
  • We each had to choose a research focus in Erudite initiation, and mine was the aptitude test simulation, so I know a lot about the way it’s designed.
    Veronica Roth  --  Insurgent
  • Like the attack simulation.
    Veronica Roth  --  Insurgent
  • Nothing like what I just described ever happened to him in the aptitude test simulation, I know.
    Veronica Roth  --  Insurgent
  • You may have succeeded in shutting down the attack simulation, girl, but it was by luck alone, not skill.
    Veronica Roth  --  Insurgent
  • I know it contains more than the simulation data.
    Veronica Roth  --  Insurgent
  • If my brain is weird enough to resist the simulation serum, why not this one?
    Veronica Roth  --  Insurgent
  • If the Erudite catch us—which is likely—they will search us, and I don’t want to just hand over the attack simulation again.
    Veronica Roth  --  Insurgent
  • The Abnegation are dying again, dying like they were when I pretended to be under the simulation.
    Veronica Roth  --  Insurgent
  • If it makes you feel any better, he got shot in the arm from a foot away during the simulation attack.
    Veronica Roth  --  Insurgent
  • "Before the simulation attack, part of the Abnegation aid effort involved testing the factionless for a certain genetic anomaly," she says.
    Veronica Roth  --  Insurgent
  • They were under the simulation, but maybe Candor doesn’t know that or doesn’t think it’s a good enough reason.
    Veronica Roth  --  Insurgent
  • "You were running the attack simulation," says Jack.
    Veronica Roth  --  Insurgent
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