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The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):

terminal emulator A program that allows a computer to act like a (particular brand of) terminal, e.g. a vt-100. The computer thus appears as a terminal to the host computer and accepts the same escape sequences for functions such as cursor positioning and clearing the screen. xterm is a terminal emulator for the X Window System. (1995-02-16)