Definition of nanorobot in English:


Syllabification: nan·o·ro·bot
Pronunciation: /ˈnanəˌrōbät, -bət, ˈnā-


A machine made from individual atoms or molecules that is designed to perform a small and specific job.
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  • One long term vision is the construction of nanorobots, which can perform work and other useful tasks in the nano-domain.
  • He is the author of a book by the same name and the inventor of a number of brilliant conceptual designs for medical nanorobots.
  • Could we make, by accident or malevolent design, a plague of self-replicating nanorobots that spreads across the biosphere, consuming its resources and rendering life, including ourselves, extinct?

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