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Date: 1900-2000
Origin: bionic 'using electronically controlled parts in the human body' (20-21 centuries), from bio- + electronic

bionic

adjective
     
Related topics: Power
bi‧on‧ic
TP bionic arms, legs etc are electronic and therefore stronger or faster than normal arms etc - often used humorously:
I swear Mom has bionic ears.

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