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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

/mi·met·ic/ (mĭ-met´ik) pertaining to or exhibiting imitation or simulation, as of one disease for another.

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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Students learn not only from a teacher pointing to or indicating representational knowledge, but through mimetically emulating presentative, demonstrative gestures, such as drawing, writing, and thinking out loud.
It is my argument that folklorists who study literature too often search for this dark well, expecting to dip into the essence of a "transcendent" subject mimetically rendered in a novel by an authentic representative of that subject position, someone who can write it as he knows it.
Despite its demonstrably postmodern attitude toward the self and representation, Senyshen asserts, Le Dortoir frequently strives to bring into focus the inherent semiotic ambiguity of its dancers' bodies--a move which engenders in the audience an intimation of presence and works to reproduce mimetically the narrative's ostensibly modernist preoccupation with recovery and fulfillment.
16) The mid-century's "indolent reviewers" are repeatedly and mimetically shoehorned into the meter's trochaic finales.
Rather, they mimetically appear in theatrical episodes across sacred time and space.
14) Indeed, a kiss as an expression of love would not only render pleasure more sensory but would also be more real, rational, and economical; after all, song sequences do add considerably to the extraordinary length of the typical Hindi film and make them mimetically deficient.
Fairy Land itself mimetically condemns this version of gendered and artistic identity when it manifests "a sudden cold gust of wind .
After the baritone addresses the audience as friends in a recitative manner and calls on us to forget the violent chaos that has resumed for a second time ("O Freunde, nicht diese Tone"), the choir and soloists mimetically render the text so that it propels the listeners to the highest, even ecstatic emotional states, forming a community between the audience, the musicians, and the choir.
progress and development could only be achieved by mimetically copying the West.
In public, he was the subject of racial specificity within a society struggling with the language of race; he was the subject of somatic transformations through plastic surgery; he embodied the coincidence of his skin disease, Vitiligo, which organically transformed his skin, casting doubt throughout his adulthood as to the veracity of this disease; and he defied sex and sexual specificity as this Jehovah's witness retained an asexuality and androgyny that put some at discomfort simply because there had been no prior reference either mimetically or historically.
Clearly, the idea of truth becomes that of the film as a totality (the reality of filming, the impossibility for any kind of "return," and a sense of history as a living thing), rather than this or that fact being accurately captured mimetically.
We fall mimetically into joy from the joy we see' (279)--the joy of enjoying knowledge for its own sake; 'et hoc dicimus Deum' (sic) ('and this we call God', 281).