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hu·man·oid

 (hyo͞o′mə-noid′)
adj.
Having human form or characteristics.
n.
A being having human form or characteristics: "humanoids from some far-flung planet" (Robert Brustein).

humanoid

(ˈhjuːməˌnɔɪd)
adj
like a human being in appearance
n
1. (Anthropology & Ethnology) a being with human rather than anthropoid characteristics
2. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) (in science fiction) a robot or creature resembling a human being

hu•man•oid

(ˈhyu məˌnɔɪd; often ˈyu-)

adj.
1. having human characteristics or form.
n.
2. a humanoid being.

humanoid

1. a creature resembling man, as one of man’s early ancestors.
2. Science Fiction. any manlike creature from another planet. — humanoid, adj.
See also: Mankind
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.humanoid - an automaton that resembles a human beinghumanoid - an automaton that resembles a human being
robot, automaton, golem - a mechanism that can move automatically

humanoid

adjective
Translations

humanoid

[ˈhjuːmənɔɪd]
A. ADJhumanoide
B. Nhumanoide mf

humanoid

[ˈhjuːmənɔɪd]
adjhumanoïde
nhumanoïde mfhuman race n
the human race → le genre humainhuman resources nplressources fpl humaineshuman rights
npldroits mpl de l'homme
modif [violations] → des droits de l'homme; [organization] → de défense des droits de l'homme human rights abuses, human rights group, human rights recordhuman rights abuses nplviolations fpl des droits de l'hommehuman rights activist nmilitant(e) m/f de la cause des droits de l'hommehuman rights campaigner ndéfenseur/euse m/f des droits de l'hommehuman rights group nassociation f de défense des droits de l'hommehuman rights record nbilan m en matière de droits de l'hommehuman shield nbouclier m humain

humanoid

n (esp in science fiction) (= robot)menschenähnlicher Roboter; (= creature)menschenähnliches Lebewesen

humanoid

[ˈhjuːmənɔɪd]
1. adjche sembra umano/a
2. numanoide m/f
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