from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The technology employing electronics to animate motorized puppets.
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- n. A form of robotics used to create robots that produce preset moves and prerecorded sounds.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the construction of robots to look like animals (developed for Disneyland)
A folk usage of portmanteau refers to a word that is formed by combining both sounds and meanings from two or more words (e.g. 'animatronics' from 'animation' and 'electronics').
Where people can learn about the American History while they interact with "animatronics" and other objects placed there.
Ira Levin's The Stepford Wives is a riff on the "animatronics" of Disneyland's Pirates of the Caribbean.
Gorgeous facilities with amazingly engaging displays and animatronics, and at least a few hundred cubic cubits of bad science and misinformation.
One time as I kid, I totally broke my local animatronics by shoving a mole back in its hole.
"We had to put it together on the mountain in the middle of a national park, so you basically couldn't touch anything, and that was the most challenging thing on the movie," says special-effects and animatronics supervisor Neil Corbould.
Artefacts compete for space and attention, with each other and with artificial creations, models and artistic impressions and fancy animatronics.
Lol, that was 1984, no cgi-all make up and, in this case, animatronics or puppetry.
But Leterrier tried to honor him by using makeup, prosthetics and animatronics as well as digital effects.
Maybe if they were still animatronics. blog comments powered by Disqus
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