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Definition of Mimic
MimicMimic Mim"ic, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Mimicked; p. pr. & vb. n.
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. MimicMimic Mim"ic, Mimical Mim"ic*al, a. [L. mimicus, Gr. ?, fr.
? mime: cf. F. mimique. See Mime.]
1. Imitative; mimetic.
Oft, in her absence, mimic fancy wakes To imitate
Man is, of all creatures, the most mimical. --W.
2. Consisting of, or formed by, imitation; imitated; as,
mimic gestures. ``Mimic hootings.' --Wordsworth.
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 (Zo["o]l.), a beetle that feigns death when
disturbed, esp. the species of Hister and allied genera.
Mimic Mim"ic, n.
One who imitates or mimics, especially one who does so for
sport; a copyist; a buffoon. --Burke.
Meaning of Mimic from wikipedia
if a receiver
(such as a predator) perceives
the similarity between
that has a resemblance) and a model
form only, is a former simulation computer language developed
1964 by H. E. Petersen, F. J. Sansom
and L. M. Warshawsky
is a 1997 American science fiction horror
del Toro, written
by del Toro and Matthew Robbins based
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is any living species
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to resemble another successful
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(1997) and Mimic
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2 is a 2001 science fiction horror
by Jean de Segonzac, with a script inspired
by a short story
of the same name by Donald
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species, avoiding detection
success. The imitating species
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