Examples of humanoid in a Sentence
The movie is about humanoid aliens invading Earth.
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In fact, that’s why roboticists, such as many of those that competed in the DARPA Robotics Challenge in 2015, focus on humanoid robots: They’re often considered better able to handle a wide range of tasks in human environments.
The work consists of 22 life-size floating orange humanoid figures — representing the more than 22 million refugees in the world — clinging to flotation tubes.
But soccer, especially featuring humanoid robots, is the most important of them.
Mention robots, and many people think of a large humanoid machine like C-3PO or RoboCop.
The CYvrSPACE experience, which takes about 25 minutes, begins with a short, instructional video narrated by a somewhat sarcastic voice that could be a relative of the humanoid robot C-3PO of Star Wars fame.
Matrix is not like PIBOT, a humanoid robotic flight-control system being designed by engineers in South Korea, which sits in an unmodified pilot’s seat and manipulates unmodified controls.
The United Federation of Planets has fashioned a near-utopia, but its peace is threatened by the hostile Klingons, a humanoid warrior species.
The tiny, humanoid jockeys, which are voice activated, hold whips and control the camels as their owners drive alongside in cars.
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A humanoid robot, sometimes called an android, is a robot that resembles a human. Accounts of the yeti, Sasquatch, and Bigfoot continue to fascinate us mainly because of their humanoid characteristics. The idea of creating a monstrous humanoid, such as the Jewish golem or Victor Frankenstein's creation, has intrigued us for centuries. "Humanoid Animation" is a standard for creating humanlike figures for video that lets the same figure be used in a variety of 3-D games—some of which have nothing but humanoids for characters.
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