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cybernetics

noun plural but singular in construction cy·ber·net·ics \ˌsī-bər-ˈne-tiks\

: the scientific study of how people, animals, and machines control and communicate information

Full Definition of CYBERNETICS

:  the science of communication and control theory that is concerned especially with the comparative study of automatic control systems (as the nervous system and brain and mechanical-electrical communication systems)
cy·ber·net·ic \-tik\ also cy·ber·net·i·cal \-ti-kəl\ adjective
cy·ber·net·i·cal·ly \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Origin of CYBERNETICS

Greek kybernētēs pilot, governor (from kybernan to steer, govern) + English -ics
First Known Use: 1948

Rhymes with CYBERNETICS

cybernetics

noun plural but singular or plural in construction cy·ber·net·ics \ˌsī-bər-ˈnet-iks\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CYBERNETICS

:  the science of communication and control theory that is concerned especially with the comparative study of automatic control systems (as the nervous system and brain and mechanical-electrical communication systems)
cy·ber·net·ic \-ik\ also cy·ber·net·i·cal \-i-kəl\ adjective
cy·ber·net·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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