humanlike humanlike

Definition(s):

  • (adj) suggesting human characteristics for animals or inanimate things

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The largest lemur, the indri, has humanlike hands and feet that enable it to scamper up the dense tree branches in Madagascar's few remaining intact forests.
  2. Still, the direction is clear: robots are becoming more humanlike.
  3. Few technological advances can match the revolutionary potential of artificial intelligence -- the capacity for a computer to perform humanlike intellectual processes.

News

  1. My Robot Buddy: New Android

    NEW YORK – An extremely humanlike robot made a public appearance June 15 at the Global Futures 2045 International Congress, a futuristic conference focused on the technological singularity.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Fox News

  2. Body-Double: Lifelike Android Demoed at Futuristic Conference

    NEW YORK — An extremely humanlike robot made a public appearance today (June 15) here at the Global Futures 2045 International Congress, a futuristic conference focused on the technological singularity.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: LiveScience.com via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "We were not aiming to create just another speaker," says Philippe Starck. "Our design focused more on making the air vibrate. There is actually a three-dimensional feel to this vibration, meaning that the air is palpable, almost humanlike in...
    on Dec 17, 2008 By: Philippe Starck Source: Market Wire (press release)

  2. "They wouldn't be loose enough to sync up to something funky or dance-oriented or jazzy or classical -- all those things are too loose or humanlike," says Satriani, who was recently feted by Ibanez guitars with a replica of his doodle-covered...
    on Oct 2, 2008 By: Joe Satriani Source: Winnipeg Sun

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