cybernetics

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

Definition of cybernetics

:the science of communication and control theory that is concerned especially with the comparative study of automatic control systems (such as the nervous system and brain and mechanical-electrical communication systems)

cybernetic

play \ˌsī-bər-ˈne-tik\ or less commonly cybernetical play \ˌsī-bər-ˈne-ti-kəl\ adjective

cybernetically

play \ˌsī-bər-ˈne-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Origin and Etymology of cybernetics

Greek kybernētēs pilot, governor (from kybernan to steer, govern) + English -ics


CYBERNETICS Defined for English Language Learners

cybernetics

noun

Definition of cybernetics for English Language Learners

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


Medical Dictionary

cybernetics

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

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)

cybernetic

play \-ik\ also cybernetical play \-i-kəl\ adjective

cybernetically

play \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb


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