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bionic

adjective uk   /baɪˈɒn.ɪk/ us    /-ˈɑː.nɪk/
using artificial materials and methods to produce activity or movement in a person or animal: a bionic arm/leg humorous used to refer to a person who has greater powers of strength, speed, etc. than seem to be possible for a human: a bionic man/woman
Translations of “bionic”
in Chinese (Traditional) 仿生學的, 神通廣大的,能力超群的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 仿生学的, 神通广大的,能力超群的…
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