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noun
the simulation of any aspect of life, as through computers, robotics, or biochemistry.
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Also called a-life, alife [ey-lahyf] /ˈeɪˌlaɪf/ .

Origin of artificial life

First recorded in 1990–95
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Scientific definitions for artificial life

artificial life

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