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

 mim·ic /ˈmɪmɪk/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 mim·ic /ˈmɪmɪk/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mim·ic Mim·ic·al a.
 1. Imitative; mimetic.
 Oft, in her absence, mimic fancy wakes
 To imitate her.   --Milton.
    Man is, of all creatures, the most mimical.   --W. Wotton.
 2. Consisting of, or formed by, imitation; imitated; as, mimic gestures. Mimic hootings.”
 3. Min. Imitative; characterized by resemblance to other forms; -- applied to crystals which by twinning resemble simple forms of a higher grade of symmetry.
 Note:Mimic often implies something droll or ludicrous, and is less dignified than imitative.
 Mimic beetle Zool., a beetle that feigns death when disturbed, esp. the species of Hister and allied genera.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mim·ic, n. One who imitates or mimics, especially one who does so for sport; a copyist; a buffoon.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mim·ic, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Mimicked p. pr. & vb. n. Mimicking.]
 1. To imitate or ape for sport; to ridicule by imitation.
 The walk, the words, the gesture, could supply,
 The habit mimic, and the mien belie.   --Dryden.
 2. Biol. To assume a resemblance to (some other organism of a totally different nature, or some surrounding object), as a means of protection or advantage.
 Syn: -- To ape; imitate; counterfeit; mock.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : constituting an imitation; "the mimic warfare of the opera
            stage"- Archibald Alison
      n : someone who mimics (especially an actor or actress) [syn: mimicker]
      v : imitate (a person, a manner, etc.), especially for satirical
          effect; "The actor mimicked the President very
          accurately" [syn: mime]
      [also: mimicking, mimicked]