cybernetic (adj.) 1951, back formation from CYBERNETICS (Cf. cybernetics). Gk. kybernetikos meant "good at steering."

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  • cybernetic — cybernetics cy‧ber‧net‧ics [ˌsaɪbəˈnetɪks ǁ bər ] noun [uncountable] COMPUTING the scientific study of the way in which information is moved about and controlled in machines and in the human brain. In business, cybernetics is mainly concerned… …   Financial and business terms

  • cybernetic — cybernetics ► PLURAL NOUN (treated as sing. ) ▪ the science of communications and automatic control systems in both machines and living things. DERIVATIVES cybernetic adjective. ORIGIN from Greek kubern t s steersman …   English terms dictionary

  • cybernetic — adjective of or relating the principles of cybernetics cybernetic research • Pertains to noun: ↑cybernetics • Derivationally related forms: ↑cybernetics …   Useful english dictionary

  • cybernetic — adjective see cybernetics …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cybernetic — See cybernetics. * * * …   Universalium

  • cybernetic — adjective /ˌsaɪbə(ɹ)ˈnɛtɪk,ˌsaɪbɚˈnɛtɪk/ a) Of or related to cybernetics the mathematical study of communication and control in the animal and the machine. b) Related to computers and internet. See Also: cyber , cybernetics, cybernetically, cyber …   Wiktionary

  • cybernetic — adj. of or pertaining to cybernetics (science of communication and automatic control systems) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cybernetic — cy·ber·net·ic …   English syllables

  • cybernetic — See: cybernetics …   English dictionary

  • Cybernetic Serendipity — was an exhibition of computer art curated by Jasia Reichardt, shown at the Institute of Contemporary Arts, London in 1968, and then touring the United States. Contents 1 Content 2 Attendance 3 After Effects …   Wikipedia

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