1. Adjective.  In effect or essence, if not in fact or reality; imitated, simulated.
  2. Adjective.  Nearly, almost. (''A relatively recent corruption of meaning, attributed to misuse in advertising and media.'').
  3. Adjective.  Of something that is simulated in a computer or on-line.
  4. Adjective.  (computing) In object-oriented programming, capable of being overridden with a different implementation in a subclass.
  5. Adjective.  Related to technology.
  6. Noun.  (computing) In C++, a virtual member function of a class.

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