Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of or relating to bionics.
  • adjective Having anatomical structures or physiological processes that are replaced or enhanced by electronic or mechanical components.
  • adjective Having extraordinary strength, powers, or capabilities; superhuman.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In biology, having the properties peculiar to living organisms; especially, being able to repeat the same morphological characters in successive generations.

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  • adjective not comparable Related to bionics.
  • adjective Of a biological organism, having been enhanced by electronic or mechanical parts; cyborg.
  • adjective superhuman

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective having particular physiological functions augmented or replaced by electronic or electromechanical components
  • adjective of or relating to bionics

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[bi(o)– + (electr)onic.]

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From bio-electronic.

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  • the word 'bionic' became popular with the tv show 'The Six Million Dollar Man'

    January 5, 2013