• WordNet 3.6
    • adj emulous eager to surpass others
    • adj emulous characterized by or arising from emulation or imitation
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Emulous Ambitiously desirous to equal or even to excel another; eager to emulate or vie with another; desirous of like excellence with another; -- with of; as, emulous of another's example or virtues.
    • Emulous Vying with; rivaling; hence, contentious, envious. "Emulous Carthage.""Emulous missions 'mongst the gods."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • emulous Desirous of equaling or excelling, as what one admires; inclined to imitative rivalry: with of before an object: as, emulous of another's example or virtues.
    • emulous Rivaling; competitive.
    • emulous Envious; jealous; contentiously eager.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Emulous eager to emulate: desirous of like excellence with another: engaged in competition or rivalry
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  • David Packer
    David Packer
    “Make a technical contribution; innovate, don't emulate.”
  • Confucius
    “When you see a worthy person, endeavor to emulate him. When you see an unworthy person, then examine your inner self.”
  • Henry Fielding
    “Worth begets in base minds, envy; in great souls, emulation.”


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. aemulus,. See Emulate
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. æmulāri, æmulātusæmulus, striving with.


In literature:

For, in traits as well as in looks, the police-dog often emulates the ghoulish hyena.
"Bruce" by Albert Payson Terhune
That is, the mechanical performer undertakes to emulate himself, not to equal another.
"Table-Talk" by William Hazlitt
Many arrests followed this bold attempt to emulate the French Revolutionists.
"The Armies of Labor" by Samuel P. Orth
Not a rough there but will resolve to emulate you.
"Sketches New and Old, Complete" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
I shall think it my highest glory to emulate such pride.
"The Mysteries of Udolpho" by Ann Radcliffe
You want to emulate the Rachel.
"The Clever Woman of the Family" by Charlotte M. Yonge
Others were doing their best, and it was natural that he should emulate his brethren.
"Barchester Towers" by Anthony Trollope
May the soldiers of many wars remember and emulate you.
"Under Two Flags" by Ouida [Louise de la Ramee]
Then one epochal day, emulating Tess's example, she essayed to ride astride.
"Missy" by Dana Gatlin
Sovereigns and subjects alike emulously bowed the neck under my sceptre.
"Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte, Complete" by Louis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourrienne
By observing the graces and manners of all he sees, he will create to himself an emulation of the good, and a contempt of the bad.
"The Essays of Montaigne, Complete" by Michel de Montaigne
Perhaps at this moment his wife could hardly sympathise, when she thought of her boys emulating such deeds.
"The Daisy Chain" by Charlotte Yonge
Their red cloaks streamed out over the sloping quarters of their horses, which devoured the earth as if in a frenzy of emulation.
"The Garden Of Allah" by Robert Hichens
We remembered his manner with judges and juries, and strove to emulate it.
"A Far Country, Complete" by Winston Churchill
His parents emulated each other in pampering and indulging him.
"Sybil or the Two Nations" by Benjamin Disraeli
Emulation in art has changed the face of the continent, from the Pyrenees to the icy sea.
"A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 2 (of 10)" by François-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
Mandeville, perhaps, mistook emulation for envy; perhaps, also, emulation is nothing but envy restricted within the bounds of decency.
"A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 4 (of 10)" by François-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
The elder brother emulated his father's example, and became a clergyman of the Church of England.
"The Canadian Portrait Gallery - Volume 3 (of 4)" by John Charles Dent
She revered, but believed herself incapable to emulate the magnanimity of her monitor.
"Ormond, Volume II (of 3)" by Charles Brockden Brown
To adorn this latter is the especial emulation of the women.
"The Catholic World. Volume III; Numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6." by E. Rameur

In poetry:

Now, long live President and Queen;
And long live gallant Cyrus;
And may his courage, faith, and zeal
With emulation fire us;
"How Cyrus Laid the Cable" by John Godfrey Saxe
Alas! I cannot claim his high
Nor emulate his pungent, dry
Nor share his love of common folk
Who bear life's yolk.
"Ernie Pyle" by Robert W Service
The emulation round the throne
Made prostrate hosts, (who ev'ry one
The humblest place their right avow)
Strive who shall give the lowest bow.
"The Believer's Principles : Chap. V." by Ralph Erskine
Praise in old time the sage Prometheus won,
Who stole ethereal radiance from the sun;
But greater he, whose bold invention strove
To emulate the fiery bolts of Jove.
"Epigram : On The Inventor Of Gunpowder (Translated From Milton)" by William Cowper
My four steeds I harnessed, all white and black-maned,
Which straight on their way, fleet and emulous strained.
I wished to return; and now venture in song
The wish to express, and announce how I long
For my mother my care to attest.
"A Festal Ode Complimenting An Officer" by Confucius
Voice, with what emulous fire thou singest free hearts of old fashion,
English scorners of Spain, sweeping the blue sea-way,
Sing me the daring of life for life, the magnanimous passion
Of man for man in the mean populous streets of To-day!
"To-Day" by Helen Gray Cone

In news:

Jonathan claims on his blog that an Apple rep did call him today, indicating that "Nescaline was removed because it was an emulator ," which doesn't really jibe since a variety of other emulators are sold in the store.
Multiple units can be synchronized to function as a single emulation system.
The emulator can access the Internet and comes with the standard Palm OS PIM apps, though the emulator 's contacts and calendar aren't connected to the Pre's.
The new behavioral threat detection feature in FEP 2010 runs incoming executables in a virtual environment using an emulation technology.
Stella Ehrhart, who attends Dundee Elementary School, has emulated Billie Holiday, Helen Keller, Princess Grace and Elvis Costello, among other widely known people.
With its enviable waistlines (and lifespans) Holland's two-wheel culture is something America should emulate.
Food Day is a nationwide event emulating Earth Day as a way to raise awareness of healthy, affordable and sustainable food.
Can English football reinvent its "warrior" style to emulate the success of freeflowing football nations such as Spain and Germany.
Take Dan's magic wand : Who should the Astros emulate.
The Cyborg Forte 5-door gets an aggressively styled wide-body kit, made from metal, which reportedly seek to emulate Cyborg 's ability to morph to fight crime.
Parkinson's patients may be able to reduce their symptoms by emulating British cycle hero Bradley Wiggins, new research claims.
Does Dat Phan really want to emulate Howie Nave by growing whiskers.
A model for current generals to emulate .
Eleven Rack 's amp emulations are incredibly realistic and complex, with dynamic response that sounds and, more importantly, feels like you're playing the genuine article.
One of China's most outspoken public intellectuals, Ran Yunfei was detained last year after calls went out for China to emulate the "Jasmine Revolution" protests sweeping North Africa.

In science:

Using hardware emulators or FPGAs for the emulation of the processor can lead to a significant speed-up of execution speed .
Cycle Accurate Binary Translation for Simulation Acceleration in Rapid Prototyping of SoCs
The main advantage of such solutions is that a very accurate emulation of the processor is possible at a reasonable speed.
Cycle Accurate Binary Translation for Simulation Acceleration in Rapid Prototyping of SoCs
The VLIW processor is used for the emulation of the instruction set of the SoC processor core.
Cycle Accurate Binary Translation for Simulation Acceleration in Rapid Prototyping of SoCs
Instead, the emulated processor has to generate the clock cycles for the attached hardware itself.
Cycle Accurate Binary Translation for Simulation Acceleration in Rapid Prototyping of SoCs
This object code was then translated into cycle accurate TMS320C6x binary code and executed on the emulation platform.
Cycle Accurate Binary Translation for Simulation Acceleration in Rapid Prototyping of SoCs
It uses the same three example programs and compares the translation results with the results running the programs on an RT level simulation of the TriCore processor core on a workstation and the result of the emulation of the core on a prototyping platform using a Xilinx XCV2000E FPGA.
Cycle Accurate Binary Translation for Simulation Acceleration in Rapid Prototyping of SoCs
The table shows that the translation results considering caches are about in the same range as the emulation results on the FPGA.
Cycle Accurate Binary Translation for Simulation Acceleration in Rapid Prototyping of SoCs
To emulate YM theory in a relatively realistic manner we must make sure that our toy model is (i) C P conserving, (ii) the string tension is a C P -even quantity and, finally, (iii) the string tension scales as N 0 in the large-N limit.
$k$ Strings from Various Perspectives: QCD, Lattices, String Theory and Toy Models
In analogy with UTM’s, one might say that under the first forma lization C1 specifies the “input tape ” to C2 for which C1 will emulate C2 , and then successfully carries out that emulation, i.e., successfully “computes” what C2 will produce in response to that input tape.
Physical limits of inference
Intuitively, the bound is |Γ(U )| times the worst-case amount of “computational work ” that C1 has to do to “emulate ” C2 ’s behavior for some particular value of x2 .
Physical limits of inference
Almost periodic sequences and their classically understood properties are a model we would like to emulate for nilsequences.
Analysis of two step nilsequences
Whereas the mean field can easily be meassured in the solar system (here we find approximatelly B0 ≈ 4 − 5nT ), the turbulent component has to be emulated by turbulence models.
Nonlinear damping of slab modes and cosmic ray transport
Each Input card also has a diagnostic RAM controlled from VMEbus which allows an onboard diagnostic system to emulate Level 1 fragments, and allows for verification of the RoIB sys tem without the need for external inputs.
The ATLAS High Level Trigger Region of Interest Builder
Diagnostic Mode is used to allow the RoIB system to perform its functions without any input from Level 1 trigger elements or from external devices emulating Level 1.
The ATLAS High Level Trigger Region of Interest Builder
The client tools should emulate the email clients and browsers: one has a wide choice and they are well separated from the servers.
Open architecture for multilingual parallel texts