English [ edit ]
Etymology [ edit ]
+ cyber- . -ize
cyberize ( third-person singular simple present , cyberizes present participle , cyberizing simple past and past participle ) cyberized
( transitive , intransitive ) To adapt to digital technology or culture.
( science fiction , rare ) To make into a cyborg; to fit with a cybernetic implant or prosthesis.
1993 August 25, "Robert Johan Enters" (username), " Re: [ADMIN] Re: Newcomer to the Theatre...", on alt.cyberpunk.chatsubo, Usenet:
At this Nightshade mutters under his breath and begins to metamorphose. Slowly more metal appears on him, and his looks change drastically from a pure human to a fully
cyberized hunk of man and machine.
2000 March 21, "Julian Mensch" (username), " Re: Iteration X Conventionpage for a noble Union [*LONG*]", on alt.games.whitewolf, Usenet:
I don't see ItX [=
Iteration X] forcefully cyberizing anyone against their will. Not only is it wildly unethical, Devices are far too valuble [ to waste on people who will try to resist the Union. ] sic
2009 May 8, "Tim Bruening" (username), " Re: Archer Vs Borg", on alt.tv.star-trek.enterprise and alt.humor.puns, Usenet:
But he did report to Starfleet HQ his encounter with a race of
cyberized humanoids who are out to assimilate everyone, and T'Pol's estimate that said race would likely return during the 24th century.