bio·​in·​spired | \ ¦bī-(ˌ)ō-ˌin-¦spīrd How to pronounce bioinspired (audio) , -¦spī-ərd \

Definition of bioinspired

: inspired by or based on biological structures or processes The goal is to improve modeling and simulation of the biological system to attain a better understanding of the wing's critical structural features for use in future bioinspired designs.Aerospace America, December 2011 Making bioinspired materials has been a popular notion of research for some time, but achieving such complexity through synthetic techniques offers considerable challenges.— David Filmore, Today's Chemist At Work, April 2003

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1992, in the meaning defined above

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“Bioinspired.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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