cybernation

noun

cy·​ber·​na·​tion ˌsī-bər-ˈnā-shən How to pronounce cybernation (audio)
: the automatic control of a process or operation (as in manufacturing) by means of computers
cybernated adjective

Word History

Etymology

cybernetics + -ation

First Known Use

1962, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cybernation was in 1962

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“Cybernation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cybernation. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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