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roʊˈbɒt ɪksro·bot·ics

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. roboticsnoun

    the area of AI concerned with the practical use of robots


  1. roboticsnoun

    The science and technology of robots, their design, manufacture, and application

    Etymology: Coined by Isaac Asimov from robot + -ics by comparison to "physics ... hydraulics, celestial mechanics, and so on" in his 1941 book Liar!.


  1. Robotics

    Robotics is the branch of technology that deals with the design, construction, operation, and application of robots, as well as computer systems for their control, sensory feedback, and information processing. These technologies deal with automated machines that can take the place of humans in dangerous environments or manufacturing processes, or resemble humans in appearance, behavior, and/or cognition. Many of today's robots are inspired by nature contributing to the field of bio-inspired robotics. The concept of creating machines that can operate autonomously dates back to classical times, but research into the functionality and potential uses of robots did not grow substantially until the 20th century. Throughout history, robotics has been often seen to mimic human behavior, and often manage tasks in a similar fashion. Today, robotics is a rapidly growing field, as technological advances continue, research, design, and building new robots serve various practical purposes, whether domestically, commercially, or militarily. Many robots do jobs that are hazardous to people such as defusing bombs, exploring shipwrecks, and mines.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Robotics

    The application of electronic, computerized control systems to mechanical devices designed to perform human functions. Formerly restricted to industry, but nowadays applied to artificial organs controlled by bionic (bioelectronic) devices, like automated insulin pumps and other prostheses.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of robotics in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of robotics in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of robotics in a Sentence

  1. Marco Perry:

    Ultimately, robotics will go beyond the major food chains, giving even the smallest players like local artisanal bakeries and mom-and-pop restaurants the technology to deliver on-demand, the only thing left will be for something to chew our food for us.

  2. Michael Bellman:

    The industry is using technology and innovation to basically handle this disruption with regards to the labor shortage. A lot of use of drones, robotics, and additive manufacturing, that though, creates new career opportunities in those innovation and technology spaces. And that's very attractive to the younger generation.

  3. Donald Walker:

    If you have a high labour, easy-to-ship part, it has already gone, for the most part, to a low-cost jurisdiction, a bigger issue is how fast do you have intelligent robotics replace manual labour everywhere in the world.

  4. Donald Walker:

    If you have a high labor, easy-to-ship part, it has already gone, for the most part, to a low-cost jurisdiction, a bigger issue is how fast do you have intelligent robotics replace manual labor everywhere in the world.

  5. Scott Applewhite -RRB- Young:

    This is about competing head-on with the Chinese Communist Party’s plan of ‘Made in China 2025,’ in the CCP’s plan, they also list out 10 areasthat they are targeting in an effort to boost China’s role in the world. The technology areas that China has identified include: high-end robotics; biopharma / high-tech medical devices, next generation IT systems, advanced energy, and more.

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