from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or relating to bionics.
- adj. Having anatomical structures or physiological processes that are replaced or enhanced by electronic or mechanical components.
- adj. Having extraordinary strength, powers, or capabilities; superhuman.
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- adj. Related to bionics.
- adj. Of a biological organism, having been enhanced by electronic or mechanical parts; cyborg.
- adj. superhuman
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In biology, having the properties peculiar to living organisms; especially, being able to repeat the same morphological characters in successive generations.
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- adj. having particular physiological functions augmented or replaced by electronic or electromechanical components
- adj. of or relating to bionics
But, these deals are generally reserved for star-driven films, which are made in bionic genres (action, thriller, sci-fi).
And the applications – from health monitoring to just plain bionic sight – could be endless.
And what are the chances that J.Simp actually knows the meaning of the word bionic?
Every time I hear the word bionic I keep thinking of Steve Austin running with the funny sound effects.
Until 5 months ago when she began seeing blinks of light using what some are calling a bionic eye.
Until five months ago when she began seeing glimpse of light, using what some are calling a bionic eye.
GUPTA: Cells on Campbell's retina that detect light had deteriorated until five months ago when she began seeing glimpses of light using what some are calling a bionic eye.
Still to come also, after years of rigorous testing, scientists hope to have the so-called bionic eye out on the market soon.
Former President Bush, now affectionately known as the bionic man, is 82-year-old.
She is called the bionic woman thanks to a high tech prosthetic.