Definition of biomimicry in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌbīōˈmiməkrē/


The design and production of materials, structures, and systems that are modeled on biological entities and processes.
Example sentences
  • He discussed the concept of "biomimicry," which the company is embracing to create new products.
  • It's all part of biomimicry, an attempt to mold technology on nature.
  • Interface is not the first textile company to develop products using the principles of biomimicry, Oakey says.

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Syllabification: bi·o·mim·ic·ry

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