Definitions for MIMICˈmɪm ɪk
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someone who mimics (especially an actor or actress)
constituting an imitation
"the mimic warfare of the opera stage"- Archibald Alison
imitate (a person or manner), especially for satirical effect
"The actor mimicked the President very accurately"
a person who practices mimicry, or mime
to imitate, especially in order to ridicule
to take on the appearance of another, for protection or camouflage
Pertaining to mimicry; imitative.
Origin: From mimicus, from μιμικός, from μῖμος; see mime.
alt. of Mimical
one who imitates or mimics, especially one who does so for sport; a copyist; a buffoon
to imitate or ape for sport; to ridicule by imitation
to assume a resemblance to (some other organism of a totally different nature, or some surrounding object), as a means of protection or advantage
Mimic is a Marvel Comics fictional character who was briefly a member of the X-Men in the 1960s. He was then the first character to be added to the team after the original line-up and the first X-Man who was not a mutant. An alternate reality version of Mimic became a popular member of the Exiles, the reality-hopping team.
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Bottom line, kids mimic what they see at home, if you want your kids to eat veggies, you need to also.
We think the cannabis market will mimic and mirror the tobacco market, we think they will see this (vapor) as a safer alternative.
Basically we designed this kind of material - a polymer-based material, which can be sensitive to blood sugar level changes, we are trying to mimic the functioning of the beta cells or the vesicles inside the beta cells and they can disrupt once the blood sugar goes up and release insulin quickly.
So many of these neglected tropical diseases are not acute infections like ... the flu or common cold, many are chronic, debilitating conditions that mimic non-communicable diseases ... If somebody has epilepsy, they don't think of cysticercosis ... If a child tests poorly in school, the pediatrician or nurse practitioner won't think of toxocariasis.
I photographed (prisoners) during leisure time as they tried to mimic the world outside by playing football, pretending they are in a bar, lifting weights at a gym, some were born into the delinquent world, others were there for a lapse of judgment at some point in their lives. Others were mentally ill, but a great number were there because of drugs.
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