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Computer program (such as a game or animated flowchart) or a dedicated device that models (simulates) some aspects of a real life situation (such as flying an aircraft) and can be manipulated to observe the outcomes of different assumptions or actions, without exposing the experimenter to any danger or risk.

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At the Science Museum the students used the weather simulator to learn about different storm patterns in areas of the world.
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The training of airline pilots is often accomplished by the use of an aircraft simulator to train them under realistic flight conditions.
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I played the simulator and wanted to know more about how it worked, so I asked the person who made it.
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