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master-slave manipulator

[mas-ter-sleyv, mah-ster-] /ˈmæs tərˈsleɪv, ˈmɑ stər-/
noun
1.
any of various devices, guided by the hand of the operator, for imitating the motions and tactile sensitivity of the human hand to a greater or lesser extent: used in situations in which direct handling of the objects or materials involved would be dangerous or impossible.
Origin
1950-1955
1950-55
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