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mi·met·ic

(mi-met'ik, mī-),
1. Relating to mimesis.
2. Referring to facial expression; simulation of facial motor function.
[G. mimētikos, imitative]

mimetic

(mĭ-mĕt′ĭk, mī-)
adj.
Relating to, characteristic of, or exhibiting mimicry.

mi·met′i·cal·ly adv.

mimetic

adjective Referring to an agent, molecule or process that mimics another.
 
noun A therapeutic agent that mimics another.

mi·met·ic

(mi-met'ik)
Relating to mimesis.
Synonym(s): mimic.
[G. mimētikos, imitative]

mimetic

(of an organism) having evolved to resemble another species. see MIMICRY.
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In the 1950s, this kind of design was attributed the label "design mimetics." As the source was often nature, the design approach was coined biomimetics by Otto Schmitt [8].
Imitation of sensory-motor processes only represents the lowest level of information processing mimetics. Machine vision is not only about enabling the machine to see things but also about actively recognizing objects.
Emerging compounds that mimic the biological effects of CR, dubbed CR mimetics, may represent a viable alternative.
These CR mimetics may give some, if not all of the benefits of CR without deprivation, which could be a huge step forward in age-related disease prevention.
In this section I will comment on some of Kita's arguments that motivate the analysis that adverbial mimetics must belong to the affecto-imagistic dimension.
Second, Kita claims that mimetics are often associated with iconic gestures, and that such a tight association comes from the affecto-imagistic representation.
If he did, he might increase the resistance to the purely mimetic and mechanical impulse which he wants to trigger.
Most of our actions are mimetic in a mechanical sense.
In recent years, the industry has refocused on carbohydrates, using agricultural byproducts as sources of fat mimetics. Eight years ago, George Inglett, a chemist at the USDA's Agricultural Research Service (ARS) in Peoria, Ill., was working on enzyme biochemistry and stumbled onto a development that led to Oatrim-10, a fat substitute based on oats.
The success of this line of fat mimetics for varied food systems is based on recognition of the different properties of fat and their different functional and organoleptic properties.
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In Japanese, mimetics [giongo/gitaigo] are numerous, and they are highly conventionalized.