cybernetics

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

Definition of cybernetics

  1. :  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

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noun

Definition of cybernetics for English Language Learners

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


Medical Dictionary

cybernetics

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

Medical Definition of cybernetics

  1. :  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

\-ik\play also

cybernetical

\-i-kəl\play adjective

cybernetically

\-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb


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