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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).
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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
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hu•man•oid

(ˈhyu məˌnɔɪd; often ˈyu-)

adj.
1. having human characteristics or form.
n.
2. a humanoid being.
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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
-Ologies & -Isms. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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
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humanoid

adjective
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Translations

humanoid

[ˈhjuːmənɔɪd]
A. ADJhumanoide
B. Nhumanoide mf
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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
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

humanoid

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

[ˈhjuːmənɔɪd]
1. adjche sembra umano/a
2. numanoide m/f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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The art-image bank is greedy to claim them, too, turning us back to a Surrealist inventory of monsters whose anatomies are shaped by an all-consuming sex drive: Salvador Dali's Freudian humanoids, Hans Bellmer's fetishistic female dolls.
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The exhibition, created by the Science Museum in London, celebrates the 500-year story of building automated machines, from the humble beginnings of 16th-century mechanical automatons to the latest humanoids. Linda Conlon, chief executive of Life, said: "Advancements in robotics and artificial intelligence have sparked many sensational newspaper headlines over the years.