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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 em·u·late /ˈɛmjəˌlet/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Em·u·late a.  Striving to excel; ambitious; emulous. [Obs.] “A most emulate pride.”

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Em·u·late v. t. [imp. & p. p. Emulated p. pr. & vb. n. Emulating ] 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.   --Shak.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: strive to equal or match, especially by imitating; "He is
           emulating the skating skills of his older sister"
      2: imitate the function of (another system), as by modifying
         the hardware or the software
      3: compete with successfully; approach or reach equality with;
         "This artists's drawings cannot emulate his water colors"