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If you ask the typical two- or three-year-old or a teenager what a robot is, they will think about a humanoid that does my homework for me or walks the dog. When I go and talk to kids and pull out the Roomba, it's not this big 'Wow!' moment.
Colin Angle

Meaning of "humanoid" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF HUMANOID

humanoid  [ˈhjuːməˌnɔɪd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HUMANOID

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Humanoid can act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES HUMANOID MEAN IN ENGLISH?

humanoid

Humanoid

A humanoid is something that has an appearance resembling a human being. The term first appeared in 1912 to refer to fossils which were morphologically similar to, but not identical with, those of the human skeleton. Although this usage was common in the sciences for much of the 20th century, it is now considered rare. More generally, the term can refer to anything with uniquely human characteristics and/or adaptations, such as possessing opposable appendage, binocular vision, or biomechanic bipedalism.

Definition of humanoid in the English dictionary

The first definition of humanoid in the dictionary is like a human being in appearance. Other definition of humanoid is a being with human rather than anthropoid characteristics. Humanoid is also a robot or creature resembling a human being.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH HUMANOID


ammonoid
ˈæməˌnɔɪd
benzenoid
ˈbɛnzɪˌnɔɪd
bioflavonoid
ˌbaɪəʊˈfleɪvəˌnɔɪd
catenoid
ˈkætəˌnɔɪd
coronoid
ˈkɒrəˌnɔɪd
eicosanoid
aɪˈkəʊsəˌnɔɪd
falconoid
ˈfɔːlkəˌnɔɪd
flavonoid
ˈfleɪvəˌnɔɪd
halogenoid
ˈhælədʒəˌnɔɪd
melanoid
ˈmɛləˌnɔɪd
paranoid
ˈpærəˌnɔɪd
phlegmonoid
ˈflɛɡməˌnɔɪd
pycnogonoid
pɪkˈnɒɡəˌnɔɪd
pyranoid
ˈpaɪrəˌnɔɪd
pyrenoid
ˈpaɪrəˌnɔɪd
quinonoid
ˈkwɪnəˌnɔɪd
salmonoid
ˈsælməˌnɔɪd
serranoid
ˈserəˌnɔɪd
solenoid
ˈsəʊlɪˌnɔɪd
tetanoid
ˈtɛtəˌnɔɪd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HUMANOID

humanisation
humanise
humaniser
humanism
humanist
humanistic
humanistic psychology
humanistically
humanitarian
humanitarianism
humanitarianist
humanities
humanity
humanization
humanize
humanizer
humankind
humanly
humanness
humate

WORDS THAT END LIKE HUMANOID

adenoid
arachnoid
arytenoid
cannabinoid
carcinoid
conoid
crinoid
echinoid
fibrinoid
ganoid
glenoid
hominoid
isoprenoid
lianoid
lichenoid
resinoid
retinoid
sphenoid
subarachnoid
terpenoid

Synonyms and antonyms of humanoid in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «humanoid» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HUMANOID

Find out the translation of humanoid to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of humanoid from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «humanoid» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

人形
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

humanoide
570 millions of speakers

English

humanoid
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

humanoid
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الروبوت
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

гуманоид
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

humanóide
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

humanoid
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

humanoïde
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Humanoid
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

humanoide
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ヒューマノイド
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

인간형
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Humanoid
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

hình người
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மனித உருக்கொண்ட
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Humanoid
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

insansı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

umanoide
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

humanoid
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

гуманоїд
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

umanoid
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ανθρωποειδές
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

humanoide
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

humanoid
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

humanoid
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of humanoid

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HUMANOID»

The term «humanoid» is very widely used and occupies the 18.145 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HUMANOID» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about humanoid

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4 QUOTES WITH «HUMANOID»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word humanoid.
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Colin Angle
We will not have humanoid androids. It's interesting: when you start trying to make robots look more human, you end up making them look more grotesque. It takes very little to go from super-attractive robot to hideous robot.
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Colin Angle
If you ask the typical two- or three-year-old or a teenager what a robot is, they will think about a humanoid that does my homework for me or walks the dog. When I go and talk to kids and pull out the Roomba, it's not this big 'Wow!' moment.
3
David S. Goyer
I always felt that if we ever encountered an alien species, they wouldn't look like us or even be humanoid, like 'E.T.'
4
Dr. John
I been trying to clean up my act with my children for a long time. And I pretty much got them all talking to me now. And they accept me as a humanoid again.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HUMANOID»

Discover the use of humanoid in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to humanoid and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Motion Planning for Humanoid Robots
Motion Planning for Humanoid Robots surveys the remarkable recent advancement in both the theoretical and the practical aspects of humanoid motion planning.
Kensuke Harada, Eiichi Yoshida, Kazuhito Yokoi, 2010
2
Build Your Own Humanoid Robots: 6 Amazing and Affordable ...
GREAT 'DROIDS, INDEED! This unique guide to sophisticated robotics projects brings humanoid robot construction home to the hobbyist.
Karl Williams, 2004
3
A Roadmap for Cognitive Development in Humanoid Robots
This book addresses the central role played by development in cognition.
David Vernon, Claes von Hofsten, Luciano Fadiga, 2011
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The Humanoid Touch
The humanoids, an ultra-mechanical race created by man, have pursued the last remnants of mankind to a remote galactic outpost.
Jack Williamson, 2013
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Visual Perception for Manipulation and Imitation in Humanoid ...
The development of humanoid robots is one of the most challenging research fields within robotics.
Pedram Azad, 2009
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Integrating Perception & Planning for Humanoid Autonomy
While humanoid robots serve as the motivating challenge and application domain for this thesis, much of the resulting work is general in nature and has applications in other areas of robotics and computer vision.
Philipp Michel, 2008
7
Humanoid Robots: Running Into the Future
Running Into the Future Kathryn Clay. A young woman walks onto a stage and waves to the crowd. Wait—that's not a person. It's a robot! Humanoid robots keep becoming more lifelike. Let's see how they have advanced over time.
Kathryn Clay, 2014
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Intelligent Robotics and Applications: First International ...
Dynamic Leg Motion Generation of Humanoid Robot Based on Human Motion Capture Lige Zhang1, Shusheng Bi1, and Dengchao Liu2 1 Robotics Institute, Beihang University, 37 xueyuanlu, Haidian, Beijing, China, 100083 2 Taggart ...
Caihua Xiong, Honghai Liu, Yongan Huang, 2008
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Motion Planning for Legged and Humanoid Robots
Kris Hauser. Chapter 4 Using Domain Knowledge in Planning The planner in the previous chapter is largely restricted to using information gathered by testing constraints. This is advantageous when little else is known about robot's ...
Kris Hauser, 2008
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Advances in Neural Networks: ISNN 2004 : International ...
Application. of. RBFNN. for. Humanoid. Robot. Real. Time. Optimal. Trajectory. Generation. in. Running. Xusheng Lei and Jianbo Su Department of Automation & Research Center of Intelligent Robotics Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai ...
Fuliang Yin, Jun Wang, Chengan Guo, 2004

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HUMANOID»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term humanoid is used in the context of the following news items.
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RoboCup: Each humanoid costs 6000 euros to produce - CCTV.com …
RoboCup: Each humanoid costs 6,000 euros to produce. CCTV.com. 07-15-2015 16:26 BJT. Share this: Share on twitter Share on facebook Share on sinaweibo ... «CCTV, Jul 15»
2
Forget humanoid receptionists, Henn na Hotel has a dinosaur …
Forget humanoid receptionists, Henn na Hotel has a dinosaur. If it weren't bad enough that robots might be taking over our jobs and our lives, ... «SlashGear, Jul 15»
3
Softbank's Robot Pepper release: Reviews reveal that humanoid is …
Designed by the subsidiary French firm Aldebaran Robotics and handmade by Foxconn in China, the humanoid artificial intelligence is said to ... «Vine Report, Jul 15»
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What it's like to live with Pepper the 'emotional' robot | Daily Mail …
Within a minute of going on sale at the end of June the first 1,000 units of the humanoid had been ordered and SoftBank Robotics said orders ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
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Brisk sales for Pepper, but Romeo is primed to be the first hit …
Another thousand units of the engaging humanoid, which costs about $1650, not including the available insurance, will go on sale July 31. «ZDNet, Jul 15»
6
Lighter side: Humanoid robot earns a promotion
British company Engage Works has made a humanoid robot its chief ... The multi-lingual, humanoid robot was obviously pleased with its ... «Human Capital Magazine Online, Jul 15»
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Dutch people not in favour of humanoid robots
Most Dutch people feel that the ideal social robot should not resemble a human being too much, as is the case with robots currently being ... «Phys.Org, Jul 15»
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Humanoid columns support conceptual skyscrapers designed to …
Graduate shows 2015: human statues support the floors of these conceptual towers by graduate Alice Theodorou – part of a 10,000-year ... «Dezeen, Jul 15»
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DARPA challenge greatly propelled humanoid robotics -- and WPI
After working for two and a half years, putting in thousands of hours and writing more than a million lines of code, the robotics team at Worcester ... «Computerworld, Jul 15»
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Humanoid robots help tackle labour shortage in Japan
Humanoid robots help tackle labour shortage in Japan ... co-workers, a troupe of humanoid automata that are helping to address two of Japan's ... «Economic Times, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Humanoid [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/humanoid>. May 2020 ».
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