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robotics

[ roh-bot-iks ]
/ roʊˈbɒt ɪks /
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noun (used with a singular verb)
the use of computer-controlled robots to perform manual tasks, especially on an assembly line.
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Origin of robotics

1941; robot + -ics; coined by Isaac Asimov
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British Dictionary definitions for robotics

robotics
/ (rəʊˈbɒtɪks) /

noun (functioning as singular)
the science or technology of designing, building, and using robots
another name for robot dancing
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