remote manipulator(redirected from Master-Slave Manipulator)
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remote manipulator[ri′mōt mə′nip·yə‚lād·ər]
A mechanical, electromechanical, or hydromechanical device that enables a person, directly controlling the device through handles or switches, to perform manual operations while separated from the site of the work. Also known as manipulator; teleoperator.