Definition of bionics in English:

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Pronunciation: /bīˈäniks/

plural noun

[treated as singular]
The study of mechanical systems that function like living organisms or parts of living organisms.
Example sentences
  • He's got a degree in economics, maths, physics and bionics.
  • But the next level of integration is bionics (bio-mechanics), in which the body talks to the machine, actually giving the artificial part its cue to function.
  • Alex is a millionaire pursuing some revolutionary advances in the field of bionics (the movie is smart enough to laugh at the notion, citing the old Six Million Dollar Man).

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Syllabification: bi·on·ics

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