An absolutely precise simulation of something, so exact that it is equivalent to the original. For instance, a computer emulating obsolete computers to run their programs, or a neogen emulating an original baseline phenotype. Often used to describe a Whole Brain Emulation, that is, a successful upload of the mind of a biont.
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Text by M. Alan Kazlev after Anders Sandberg in his Transhumanist Terminology
Initially published on 24 October 2001.