animatronics etymology

English word animatronics comes from English animation, English electronics

Detailed word origin of animatronics

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
animation English (eng) (animation, in the sense of a cartoon) The technique of making inanimate objects or drawings appear to move in motion pictures or computer graphics.. (linguistics) conversion from the inanimate to animate grammatical category. The act of animating, or giving life or spirit.. The condition of being animate or alive.. The state of being lively, brisk, or full of spirit and vigor; vivacity; [...]
electronics English (eng) (in the plural) A device or devices which require the flow of electrons through conductors and semiconductors in order to perform their function; devices that operate on electrical power (battery or outlet). (physics) The study and use of electrical devices that operate by controlling the flow of electrons or other electrically charged particles.. Electronic circuitry.
animatronics English (eng) A form of robotics used to create robots that produce preset moves and prerecorded sounds.

Words with the same origin as animatronics

Descendants of animation
Dynamation Supermarionation animanga anime animu animutation animé claymate pixilation sankyu thank you
Descendants of electronics
Intel MacIntel atomtronics avionics bionics caloritronics civionics conetronics dildo mechatronics mecomtronics moletronics nanospintronics optoelectronic ovonics pseudospintronics psychotronics radionics spintronics straintronics structronics