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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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People's Choice - 1 Encounter' by Suki Shek; 2 Anthropomorphic by Glen Johnston; 3 Tropic Storm by Darren McCulloch and Chloe Productions by Chloe Burns.
For the uninitiated, 'anthropomorphic' is the attribution of human traits, emotions, or intentions to non-human entities; and
The playful campaign includes line art illustrations of animals such as rabbits, bears, sloths and owls doing anthropomorphic things while engaging in ridesharing activities such as carpooling, alongside punny taglines such as "Don't drive owl by yourself." "We have a longstanding relationship with the Orange County Transit Authority, and we enjoy playing a role in helping promote ridesharing initiatives that take cars off the roads," said Joven Orozco, creative director behind the project.
After viewing a number of Grandville images, I thought anthropomorphic clay busts in his style would be a fun and successful project.
Watch footage of its four-legged robots such as Wildcat being tested in the Californian desert or the Terminator-like Atlas, an anthropomorphic robot designed to operate on rough terrain, being put through its paces in the lab.
ARW is dedicated to the study and creation of movement as it is expressed in anthropomorphic and abstract robotic forms.
abstract "an anthropomorphic device, perhaps in the form factor of a doll or
Tracking a tale of forbidden love and literal social climbing amid a macaque clan in Sri Lanka, this Mark Linfield-directed docu-fiction contains typically top-shelf nature photography, an uncannily relatable cast of primate characters, and an anthropomorphic narrative complex enough that one can't help but wonder how much it was actively massaged for maximum impact.
Friends talking anthropomorphic animals; apparel, back-to-
Surely those anthropomorphic zealots who defend the rights of infected, overpopulated deer, badgers and foxes should be castigated for their anti-social protection of a known and preventable danger.
An arrow is an anthropomorphic symbol that could only be understood by one familiar with the history of human weaponry.