EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Abbreviation of simultaneous.

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NounEdit

simul (plural simuls)

  1. (gaming) A simultaneous exhibition: one player, typically very strong, plays several games at the same time against different opponents, typically weaker.
    • 1969, Anthony Glyn, The Dragon Variation, p96
      We're not just starting with Round 1. We're kicking off with a simul. Four simuls to be exact.
    • 1985, Daryl Lane, William Vernon, & David Carson, The Sound of Wonder, p80
      He could have organized a simul with a rat without blinking an eye.
    • 2003, J.C. Hallman, The Chess Artist, p275
      I saw Glenn wrapping up his speech, and told Baynes to come back that evening for the simul.

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HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

sima (smooth) +‎ -ul (verb-forming suffix)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈʃimul]
  • Hyphenation: si‧mul
  • Rhymes: -ul

VerbEdit

simul

  1. (intransitive, of a surface, material) to become smooth
  2. (intransitive, of clothing, hair, skin) to fit something tight
  3. (intransitive) to snuggle up, cuddle up, to cling (to someone: -hoz/-hez/-höz)
  4. (intransitive, figuratively) to conform, accommodate, adapt to, fit in somewhere

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Old Latin neuter of similis (with u before l pinguis, i.e. [ɫ]).

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AdverbEdit

simul (not comparable)

  1. At the same time; simultaneously.
  2. together
    • 8 CE, Ovid, Fasti 2.403-404:
      natā simul, moritūra simul, simul īte sub undās corpora!
      Born together, about to die together, together [your] bodies go beneath the waves!
      (Twin babes Romulus and Remus are abandoned along the banks of the Tiber.)
  3. As soon as.

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Old NorseEdit

NounEdit

simul f (genitive simlar)

  1. (poetic) a hag, witch

ReferencesEdit

  • simul”, in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press