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automata


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Preferred Term

automata

Details

Mechanical figures or contrivances constructed to move as if by their own power, generally by intricate hidden mechanisms; known since at least the Hellenistic period, as toys, amusements, and in clocks.

Variations

automatic toys

automatons

robots

toys, automatic

automatons

automaton

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