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Mimic

An imitation that sends a false signal.
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One of the first blows in next month's Election campaign has been landed by the Conservatives with their promise to slash PS100 off the energy bills of 17m families - mimicing a Labour Party policy from the last Election.
Even before the era of CT and MRI, there were rare cases of inflammatory pseudotumors or abscesses associated with increased body temperature and leukocytosis, confirmed to be rare types of HCC mimicing liver abscess after pathohistological analysis of tissue samples obtained from operated or deceased patients.
Complete urethral duplication: descriptions of surgical approach mimicing distal epispadias repair.
Mimicing a natural fringing reef, the sea wall will also allow waves to break offshore to protect the beachfront from erosion.
In laboratory conditions mimicing LEO plasma ram flow, the electron sheath shape and width were measured by [9] and one can calculate that the result is in good agreement with theoretical formulas given by [6].
In the example of a child with congenital deafblindness feeling distressed while feeding a horse after the horse unexpectedly touches the child's hand to grab a carrot, the caregiver elaborates upon the frightening experience by touching the spot where the child felt the horse's nose and repeatedly mimicing the touching with sudden and quick movements on the child's hand until the child understands that the caregiver is referring to what just happened.