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humanoid

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adjective hu·man·oid \ˈhyü-mə-ˌnȯid, ˈyü-\

Simple Definition of humanoid

  • : looking or acting like a human

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of humanoid

  1. :  having human form or characteristics <humanoid dentition> <humanoid robots>

humanoid

noun

Examples of humanoid in a sentence

  1. The movie is about humanoid aliens invading Earth.



Did You Know?

A humanoid robot, sometimes called an android, is a robot that resembles a human. Accounts of the yeti, Sasquatch, and Bigfoot continue to fascinate us mainly because of their humanoid characteristics. The idea of creating a monstrous humanoid, such as the Jewish golem or Victor Frankenstein's creation, has intrigued us for centuries. "Humanoid Animation" is a standard for creating humanlike figures for video that lets the same figure be used in a variety of 3-D games—some of which have nothing but humanoids for characters.

1918

First Known Use of humanoid

1918


Medical Dictionary

humanoid

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adjective hu·man·oid \ˈhyü-mə-ˌnȯid, ˈyü-\

Medical Definition of humanoid

  1. :  having human form or characteristics <humanoid dentition>

humanoid

noun



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