cybernation

noun
cy·​ber·​na·​tion | \ ˌsī-bər-ˈnā-shən How to pronounce cybernation (audio) \

Definition of cybernation

: the automatic control of a process or operation (as in manufacturing) by means of computers

Other Words from cybernation

cybernated \ ˈsī-​bər-​ˌnā-​təd How to pronounce cybernation (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of cybernation

1962, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cybernation

cybernetics + -ation

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“Cybernation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cybernation. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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