Definition of bionomics in English:
plural noun[treated as singular]
The study of the mode of life of organisms in their natural habitat and their adaptations to their surroundings; ecology.
- She expressed her perspective on various technolibertarian camps and fascinations including bionomics, cypherpunks, Wired Magazine, and the lack of charitable contributions by the nouveau riche of the cyberculture.
- Where the free market philosophy of bionomics fails to value the unprofitable aspects of art and culture, she finds nerds resentful of artists and irrational behaviors they cannot understand.
- Later he uses the term ‘bionomics’ to capture the idea of the wear and tear and friction within a military system.
Late 19th century: from bio- 'life', on the pattern of economics.
- Example sentences
- By this substitution of a sure job for a possible masterpiece, military science made a deliberate sacrifice of capacity in order to reduce the uncertain element, the bionomic (read biological) factor.
- There is no point in fighting it - it's natural, it's bionomic.
- Bionomic algorithms already proved to be an effective framework for finding good solutions to combinatorial optimization problems, when good local optimization algorithms are available.
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