emulous

Definitions

  • 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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Quotations

  • David Packer
    David Packer
    “Make a technical contribution; innovate, don't emulate.”
  • Confucius
    Confucius
    “When you see a worthy person, endeavor to emulate him. When you see an unworthy person, then examine your inner self.”
  • Henry Fielding
    Henry%20Fielding
    “Worth begets in base minds, envy; in great souls, emulation.”

Etymology

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

Usage

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
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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
Humanity;
Nor emulate his pungent, dry
Profanity;
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.
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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
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