Simulation vs Stimulation - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between simulation and stimulation

is that simulation is something which simulates a system or environment in order to predict actual behaviour'' while stimulation is a pushing or goading toward action.

simulation

Noun

(en noun)
  • Something which simulates a system or environment in order to predict actual behaviour.''
  • This exercise is a simulation of actual battle conditions.
    The most reliable simulation predicts that the hurricane will turn north.
  • The process of simulating.
  • Despite extensive simulation in the design phase, the aircraft failed to behave as expected.
  • Assuming an appearance which is feigned, or not true.
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  • (soccer) The act of falling over in order to be awarded a foul, when a foul hasn't been committed.
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  • Derived terms

    * computer simulation

    stimulation

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A pushing or goading toward action.
  • An activity causing excitement or pleasure.
  • (biology) Any action or condition that creates a response; sensory input.
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