cybernate

[ sahy-ber-neyt ]
/ ˈsaɪ bərˌneɪt /

verb (used with object), cy·ber·nat·ed, cy·ber·nat·ing.

to control by cybernation.

Nearby words

  1. cyberchondria,
  2. cybercrime,
  3. cyberculture,
  4. cyberhack,
  5. cybermob,
  6. cybernation,
  7. cybernetic,
  8. cybernetics,
  9. cyberpet,
  10. cyberphobia

Origin of cybernate

First recorded in 1960–65; back formation from cybernation

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British Dictionary definitions for cybernate

cybernate

/ (ˈsaɪbəˌneɪt) /

verb

to control (a manufacturing process) with a servomechanism or (of a process) to be controlled by a servomechanism
Derived Formscybernation, noun

Word Origin for cybernate

C20: from cyber (netics) + -ate 1

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