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bi·on·ic

 (bī-ŏn′ĭk)
adj.
1. Of or relating to bionics.
2. Having anatomical structures or physiological processes that are replaced or enhanced by electronic or mechanical components.
3. Having extraordinary strength, powers, or capabilities; superhuman.

bionic

(baɪˈɒnɪk)
adj
1. (Electronics) of or relating to bionics
2. (Electronics) (in science fiction) having certain physiological functions augmented or replaced by electronic equipment: the bionic man.

bi•on•ic

(baɪˈɒn ɪk)

adj.
1. having normal functions enhanced by electronic devices and mechanical parts for dangerous or intricate tasks.
2. of or pertaining to bionics.
[1955–60]
bi•on′i•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.bionic - of or relating to bionics
2.bionic - having particular physiological functions augmented or replaced by electronic or electromechanical componentsbionic - having particular physiological functions augmented or replaced by electronic or electromechanical components
artificial, unreal - contrived by art rather than nature; "artificial flowers"; "artificial flavoring"; "an artificial diamond"; "artificial fibers"; "artificial sweeteners"
Translations
bionický
bionisk
bionikus
tölvulíffræîilegur
bionický
biyonikdirim elektronik

bionic

[baɪˈɒnɪk] ADJbiónico

bionic

[baɪˈɒnɪk] adjbionique

bionic

adjbionisch

bionics

(baiˈoniks) noun singular
the use of biological principles in the design of computers etc.
biˈonic adjective
of or using bionics.
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This two- year study will be assessed and measured by a series of specialized tests that have been designed to establish the bionic eye's impact on mobility and independence.
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She spent five months in hospital and had daily physiotherapy, where she became one of the first people in the UK to use a bionic leg.
Scientists from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne put the sensors in the bionic hand before it was attached to Dennis for four weeks.
His nervous system was rewired, the PS30,000 bionic arm was fitted and he then spent months learning how to use his thoughts to move the limb and hand.
Having crossed the Atlantic tucked inside two metal trunks -- and after a brief holdup in customs -- the bionic man will strut his stuff at the New York Comic Con festival on Friday.
We saw pilot Steve Austin being rebuilt for the TV series because "we have the capability to make the world's first bionic man".
The artificial man was assembled by a team of leading roboticists for a Channel 4 documentary, How To Build A Bionic Man.
Summary: A bionic man, with artificial organs and limbs has gone on display in London.
How to Build a Bionic Man Thursday, Channel 4, 9pm The Paralympic Games showed how far technology has come in its ability to replace body parts and improve abilities, but presenter and psychologist Bertolt Meyer - who has a bionic hand - wants to find out how this may impact on the human race in the future.