Definition of robotic in English:


Line breaks: ro|bot¦ic
Pronunciation: /rə(ʊ)ˈbɒtɪk


1Relating to robots: a robotic device for performing surgery
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  • One day the system could evolve into a robotic device for continuous monitoring of crop canopies in a production setting.
  • Bundles make their way down a conveyor and are stacked on pallets by one of two automated robotic cranes, nicknamed ‘Chilly’ and ‘Willy.’
  • But what's new about tilling is that it uses automated, robotic equipment to quickly screen for mutations - gene by gene, one piece of DNA at a time.
1.1Resembling or characteristic of a robot, especially in being stiff or unemotional: his robotic voice
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  • This nasal, crisp, robotic inner voice wasted no time on small talk.
  • She wondered if her fiancé even noticed her robotic mood.
  • Their robotic self-control and evasion of personal contact was redolent of the utter self-absorption of mimes.



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  • These robotically operated shelves of objects relate to different periods in history, the First World War for example.
  • ‘I'm here to see Wilson,’ the fellow said robotically.
  • We could economically justify bringing that material in-house, putting it into a robotically controlled environment and saving those storage and handling fees.

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