What does bionic mean?

bionic meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1901, as a term when you look at the research of fossils, from Greek. bios "life" (see bio-). Indicating "pertaining to bionics" is taped from 1963. Popular sense of "superhumanly gifted or durable" is from 1976, from preferred U.S. tv system "The Bionic Man" and its spin-offs.

bionic meaning in General Dictionary

of or concerning bionics

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  • having specific physiological features augmented or changed by digital or electromechanical elements

Sentence Examples with the word bionic

The most recent decade, the first of the Third Millennium, saw an artificial liver, a face transplant, an HPV vaccine, a bionic eye, and, most impressive, the map of the human genome.

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