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anthropomorphic

anthruh puh mawr fik

  • s  suggesting human characteristics for animals or inanimate things

  • Some 500 fragments of the huge space workshop will be dispersed over an area 4,000 miles long and 100 miles wide, a scattering that the scientists call, with anthropomorphic .
  • We equate an enclosure with prison, and it's a very anthropomorphic way of looking at the animals.
  • Madagascar, from the DreamWorks team, is a Shrek-like anthropomorphic sitcom.
News & Articles

  • Badger, Bunny And Black-Cat Blues: 3 Tales Of Animal Noir
    Writer Jody Arlington picks three hot summer graphic-novel reads. The twist? They all star anthropomorphic animals: Doughty badger detective LeBrock, hard-boiled cat detective John Blacksad and resistance rabbit Hardin dodge assassins, steal secrets and track down the missing just like their human counterparts.
    June 9, 2013 - NPR
  • Exhibit preview: “RURobot?” is a multi-media salute to our future electronic overlords
    Robots are the new zombies. OK, it’s probably too soon to make that pop cultural prediction, but anthropomorphic mechanics are taking over the Brewery District’s Gallery 831 this month. More than 40 artists, many from Columbus, contributed robot-inspired art for “RURobot?”
    June 6, 2013 - Columbus Alive
Quotes

  • Steve Jobs in PC World
    I think it sucks,Jobs reportedly said of an early Segway prototype. "Its shape is not innovative, it's not elegant, it doesn't feel anthropomorphic."
  • CS Lewis in ChristianityToday.com
    I am absolutely opposed:to a TV version,Lewis wrote to BBC producer Lance Sieveking, who had created a radio version of his book which had met Lewis' approval. "Anthropomorphic animals, when taken out of narrative into actual visibility,...
  • Chris Weitz in USA Today
    They really are part human, and they behave in subtle anthropomorphic ways,says Weitz about the balance that had to be struck in their appearance. "We wanted them to feel different than photo-realistic animals. The light hits them in a...

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