animatronics


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an·i·ma·tron·ics

 (ăn′ə-mə-trŏn′ĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The technology employing electronics to animate motorized puppets.


an′i·ma·tron′ic adj.

animatronics

(ˌænɪməˈtrɒnɪks)
n
(Film) (functioning as singular) a branch of film and theatre technology that combines traditional puppetry techniques with electronics to create lifelike animated effects
[C20: from anima(tion) + (elec)tronics]

an•i•ma•tron•ics

(ˌæn ə məˈtrɒn ɪks)
n.
(used with a sing. v.) the technology connected with the use of electronics to animate puppets or other figures, as for motion pictures.
[1970–75; b. animate and electronics]
an`i•ma•tron′ic, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.animatronics - the construction of robots to look like animals (developed for Disneyland)
robotics - the area of AI concerned with the practical use of robots
Translations

animatronics

[ˌænɪməˈtrɒnɪks] N (Cine) → animación f por ordenador

animatronics

n sing (Film) → Computer-Animation f
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