What does humanoid mean?

Definitions for humanoid
ˈhyu məˌnɔɪd; often ˈyu-hu·manoid

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. android, humanoid, mechanical mannoun

    an automaton that resembles a human being


  1. humanoidnoun

    A being having the appearance or characteristics of a human.

  2. humanoidadjective

    Having the appearance or characteristics of a human.


  1. humanoid

    A humanoid is a term typically used in science fiction and mythology to refer to a being or entity that has an appearance similar to a human, in terms of both body and shape. This includes having characteristics like upright stature, bipedalism, opposable thumbs, and a relatively high degree of intelligence. In robotics, humanoid refers to robots that are designed to look and work like humans.


  1. Humanoid

    A humanoid is something that has an appearance resembling a human being. The term first appeared in 1912 to refer to fossils which were morphologically similar to, but not identical with, those of the human skeleton. Although this usage was common in the sciences for much of the 20th century, it is now considered rare. More generally, the term can refer to anything with uniquely human characteristics and/or adaptations, such as possessing opposable appendage or the ability to walk in an upright position.


  1. Humanoid

    Humanoid is the world’s first human brainpower API.Humanoid offers computer programmers a reliable way to use human intelligence in software applications. Using a drag-and-drop interface, engineers can swiftly create tasks and send instructions to humans.Proprietary software breaks the tasks into small pieces and routes them to workers across the globe. Meanwhile, Humanoid™s artificially intelligent workforce manager ensures accuracy and prevents fraud without human oversight. When the task is complete, developers receive the resulting data through a simple programming interface, known as an API.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of humanoid in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of humanoid in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of humanoid in a Sentence

  1. Will Smith:

    Sophia the robot represents state of the art artificial intelligence. She is a super-advanced humanoid robot, capable of showing over 60 different human expressions, interpreting human language and emotion. She’s been in development for over two years. She’s a learning artificial intelligence, but, she wouldn’t kiss me… so there’s probably, you know, some development flaws that they need to work on.

  2. Sangbae Kim:

    A humanoid robot won't be as good at washing Tesla CEO Elon Musk dishes as Tesla CEO Elon Musk dishwasher.

  3. Thomas Husson:

    But potential implications, such as if such an avatar was embodied into a humanoid robot or could have a true conversation with you, will generate more discussions about AI ethics and regulation.

  4. Thomas McKenna:

    There are numerous barriers, like sills, that would block a wheeled robot. In addition, a humanoid robot can use firefighting gear designed for humans, such as protective coats, backpack fire suppressants, hand-held sensors and hose nozzles.

  5. Thomas McKenna:

    We set out to build and demonstrate a humanoid capable of mobility aboard a ship, manipulating doors and fire hoses, and equipped with sensors to see and navigate through smoke, the long-term goal is to keep Sailors from the danger of direct exposure to fire.

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