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English definition of “animatronics”

animatronics

noun [U]     /ˌæn.ɪ.məˈtrɒn.ɪks/ US  /-ˈtrɑː.nɪks/ specialized
the use of machines controlled by computers to make puppets and models move in a natural way in films and other types of entertainmentMachinery and machinesHousehold equipment and domestic chores animatronic     /ˌæn.ɪ.məˈtrɒn.ɪk/ US  /ˌæn.ɪ.məˈtrɑː.nɪk/ adjective The most popular exhibit in the museum was a giant animatronic dinosaur.Machinery and machinesHousehold equipment and domestic chores
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