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anthropomorphic

Having the characteristics of a human being. For example, an anthropomorphic robot has a head, arms and legs.
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The Simulink model of the anthropomorphic arm is depicted in Fig.
This remnant of a vibrant household struck down by the plague of its time stands a lonely symbol of passing plagues in Carr's green sea of anthropomorphic nature.
The Occupant Classification Anthropomorphic Test Devices(TM) (OCATD) were designed by First Technology Safety Systems (FTSS).
Once he has announced his allegiance to the theory of ineluctable anthropomorphic perception in chapter one, it is more or less left behind.
And in all the full page pictures he finds ways of incorporating bananas: Willy, after all, is a charming young anthropomorphic gorilla (see his previous adventures).
However, he says, "your anthropomorphic reaction is that they're not really very good at it.
Broadening our concept of God through the use of anthropomorphic language
Logic had very logically gone out the window and with it some sense of anthropomorphic dancing.
Clark waxes poetic--to what end readers may only guess--when he says, "The human dialect of science is an attempt, through us, that nature makes at introspection" Very pretty, but can he really be attributing to "nature" a volitional psychology, and an anthropomorphic one at that?
The NanoKids are characters, based on actual anthropomorphic molecules synthesized in the laboratory, who help students and teachers visualize molecular-scale science in a way that is fun and easy to understand.
From Goldilocks' true intentions in studying anthropomorphic bears, the penalties of kissing fair maidens in comas, and this newer edition includes the story 'The Duckling That Was Judged On Its Personal Merits And Not Its Physical Appearance'.
After reviewing the sources of information, he discusses heathen worship, the elder gods, anthropomorphic and zoomorphic beings, magic and the supernatural, and otherworlds.