artificial life

the simulation of any aspect of life, as through computers, robotics, or biochemistry.

Nearby words

  1. artificial insemination,
  2. artificial intelligence,
  3. artificial kidney,
  4. artificial language,
  5. artificial languages,
  6. artificial pacemaker,
  7. artificial person,
  8. artificial radioactivity,
  9. artificial reality,
  10. artificial respiration

Origin of artificial life


Also called a-life, alife. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Science definitions for artificial life

artificial life

The simulation of biological phenomena through the use of computer models and robotics.
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