Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Financial, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The science or study of the technology associated with the design, fabrication, theory, and application of robots.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
n (functioning as singular)
1. (General Engineering) the science or technology of designing, building, and using robots
2. (Dancing) another name for robot dancing
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
n. (used with a sing. v.)
the technology connected with using computer-controlled robots to perform manipulative tasks.
[1941; coined by Isaac Asimov]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
the application of automated machinery to tasks traditionally done by hand, as in manufacturing.See also: Automation
the application of automated machinery to tasks traditionally done by hand, as in the manufacturing industry.See also: Industry
-Ologies & -Isms. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
Switch to new thesaurus
|Noun||1.||robotics - the area of AI concerned with the practical use of robots|
artificial intelligence, AI - the branch of computer science that deal with writing computer programs that can solve problems creatively; "workers in AI hope to imitate or duplicate intelligence in computers and robots"
animatronics - the construction of robots to look like animals (developed for Disneyland)
telerobotics - the area of robotics that is concerned with the control of robots from a distance
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
robotics[rəʊˈbɒtɪks] NSING → robótica f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
robotics[rəʊˈbɒtɪks] n → robotique m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
robotics[rəʊˈbɒtɪks] nsg → robotica
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995