What does mimic mean?

Definitions for mimic
ˈmɪm ɪkmim·ic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mimic, mimicker(adj)

    someone who mimics (especially an actor or actress)

  2. mimic(verb)

    constituting an imitation

    "the mimic warfare of the opera stage"- Archibald Alison

  3. mimic, mime(verb)

    imitate (a person or manner), especially for satirical effect

    "The actor mimicked the President very accurately"

Wiktionary

  1. mimic(Noun)

    a person who practices mimicry, or mime

    Etymology: From mimicus, from μιμικός, from μῖμος; see mime.

  2. mimic(Verb)

    to imitate, especially in order to ridicule

    Etymology: From mimicus, from μιμικός, from μῖμος; see mime.

  3. mimic(Verb)

    to take on the appearance of another, for protection or camouflage

    Etymology: From mimicus, from μιμικός, from μῖμος; see mime.

  4. mimic(Adjective)

    Pertaining to mimicry; imitative.

    Etymology: From mimicus, from μιμικός, from μῖμος; see mime.

  5. mimic(Adjective)

    Mock, pretended.

    Etymology: From mimicus, from μιμικός, from μῖμος; see mime.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mimic(adj)

    alt. of Mimical

  2. Mimic(noun)

    one who imitates or mimics, especially one who does so for sport; a copyist; a buffoon

  3. Mimic(verb)

    to imitate or ape for sport; to ridicule by imitation

  4. Mimic(verb)

    to assume a resemblance to (some other organism of a totally different nature, or some surrounding object), as a means of protection or advantage

Freebase

  1. Mimic

    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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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mimic in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mimic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of mimic in a Sentence

  1. Peter Hotez:

    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.

  2. Zhen Gu:

    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.

  3. Louis Marinelli:

    We intend to mimic that process here in California by putting an independence referendum on the ballot so we can exercise our right to self-determination and vote to leave or remain part of the American Union.

  4. Chip Paul:

    We think the cannabis market will mimic and mirror the tobacco market, we think they will see this (vapor) as a safer alternative.

  5. Revived Games:

    Revived Games believes violence and inappropriate actions belong in video games and not( in the) real world, and insists that in no event should anyone attempt to recreate or mimic any of the actions, events or situations occurring in this game.

Images & Illustrations of mimic

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