robotics

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noun, plural in form but singular in construction ro·bot·ics \rō-ˈbä-tiks\

Definition of robotics

  1. :  technology dealing with the design, construction, and operation of robots in automation

roboticist

play \-tə-sist\ noun

1941

First Known Use of robotics

1941


ROBOTICS Defined for English Language Learners

robotics

play
noun, plural in form but singular in construction ro·bot·ics \rō-ˈbä-tiks\

Definition of robotics for English Language Learners

  • : technology that is used to design, build, and operate robots



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