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cy·borg

 (sī′bôrg′)
n.
An organism, often a human, that has certain physiological processes enhanced or controlled by mechanical or electronic devices, especially when they are integrated with the nervous system.

[cyb(ernetic) + org(anism).]

cyborg

(ˈsaɪˌbɔːɡ)
n
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) (in science fiction) a living being whose powers are enhanced by computer implants or mechanical body parts
[C20: from cyb(ernetic) org(anism)]

cy•borg

(ˈsaɪ bɔrg)

n.
a person whose physiological functioning is enhanced by mechanical or electronic devices.
[1960–65; cyb(ernetic)org(anism)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cyborg - a human being whose body has been taken over in whole or in part by electromechanical devicescyborg - a human being whose body has been taken over in whole or in part by electromechanical devices; "a cyborg is a cybernetic organism"
machine - an efficient person; "the boxer was a magnificent fighting machine"
Translations
kyborg
cyborg
サイボーグ

cyborg

[ˈsaɪbɔːg] Nciborg m, organismo m cibernético

cyborg

[ˈsaɪbɔːrg] ncyborg m

cyborg

nCyborg m, → Robotermensch m
References in periodicals archive ?
After all, this is the man who controversially predicts humans will one day become cyborgs. The man who declared 10 years ago that he was on a mission to become the world's first man-machine and since then, as part of Project Cyborg, has co-joined his nervous system with his wife's, moved mechanical hands by the power of thought, and interfaced his brain with the internet to operate a wheelchair thousands of miles away.
His 1984 short story "Biocon" resembles Donna Haraway's socialist feminist cyborg manifesto in that it imagines a future society that turns women not into automatons but cyborgs through a neurological implant called a "phreno-stabilizer" ("Phrenostabilisator").
"How about Leonardo DiCaprio?" On the downside, a lot of cyborgs in drama have not turned out well.
Specifically, the projects aiming to augment the body with cyborg technology, collect and recycle ocean plastic, and eliminate industrial waste from the environment are aiming for realization by 2050.
In her works, the artist masterly united people and machines, which resulted in the creation of a series of works showing cyborgs with a clear manifestation of character traits and social status.
On what basis would that assertion add up if not for sheer timidity on the part of Hugo, a street smart lad, who though conversant with the cyborg presence in his Iron City society, hadn't encountered anyone quite as anime as the eponymous heroine.
Ido (Christoph Waltz), the discarded cyborg actually has an intact human brain, and is given a new, functional robot body.
As Alita tries to look for her real identity, she eventually discovers that she is not just an ordinary cyborg and unlocks her full powers.
I really like that, because the cyborg guys are like, look at all my bells and whistles.' And she takes them all down," Salazar said.
Cyborg who said she invited Leslie Smith as a guest coach because, "She is someone I have always respected.
Cyborg focuses on fitness technology, starting with a gamified app that includes a voice-enabled activity assistant that uses a combination of machine learning and artificial intelligence to understand natural language and enables Cyborg to instruct the user in a way that feels human, developing a unique and tailored personal training experience.