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English definition of “bionic”

bionic

adjective     /baɪˈɒn.ɪk/ US  /-ˈɑː.nɪk/
using artificial materials and methods to produce activity or movement in a person or animal: a bionic arm/legMechanical engineering 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/womanFit and healthy
(Definition of bionic adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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