Examples of humanoid in a Sentence
The movie is about humanoid aliens invading Earth.
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The company’s biggest hit so far shows a humanoid robot named Atlas, a kind of 21st Century Tin Man, traipsing across a snowy landscape, picking up cardboard boxes, and being knocked down by a human — but determinedly getting back up again.
Ideally those norms won’t include treating humanoid robots like crap, à la Westworld.
Carnegie Mellon, for instance, deployed a vaguely humanoid machine called Chimp that rolled on its limbs instead of walking.
Those advertisements showed humanoid animals that bear no resemblance to the real-life crustaceans.
In the first video, the humanoid Atlas robot goes for a swift jog through a yard and even leaps over a log.
The two clips, released Thursday, detail the progress that Atlas, a humanoid robot, and SpotMini, a dog-like robot, have made.
Pallotta and Wolting don’t only fill their film with the most cutting-edge humanoid creations, either.
The studio’s latest chosen universe blends grounded combat between ostensibly humanoid robots with medieval politics transplanted to the final frontier.
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Did You Know?
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.
HUMANOID Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of humanoid for English Language Learners
: looking or acting like a human
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