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verb[WITH OBJECT]usually as adjective robotized
Convert (a production system, factory, etc.) to operation by robots.‘robotized manufacturing systems’
- ‘For Battle Revolution, these sounds have been robotized so that each character has its own beep pitch.’
- ‘Much importance will soon attach to robotized means of warfare in underground service lines.’
- ‘The body shop is highly robotized, with 600 machines programmed for welding, bonding and handling operations.’
- ‘When the new paint shop is up and running it will be fully robotized.’
- ‘Current trends are towards increased automated and robotized welding.’
- ‘These will be joined by a 156 GTA with a robotised Selespeed gearbox.’
- ‘Ten years from now forces will handle robotized equipment, weapons based on new physical principles, and non-lethal weapons, with precision weapons playing the predominant role.’
- ‘There is no better transmission than this: none of the surge-pause-jerk of a regular robotised manual, none of the stodge and torpidity a regular automatic can suffer.’
- ‘Everything in the house is robotised like this.’
- ‘I was particularly impressed by the lively 1.4 while the 1.6i is also fun, partly due to being fitted as standard with Citroen's SensoDrive robotised five-speed manual box.’
- ‘Is motor racing more or less interesting since they robotised the cars?’
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