zombi

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n zombi several kinds of rum with fruit juice and usually apricot liqueur
    • n zombi someone who acts or responds in a mechanical or apathetic way "only an automaton wouldn't have noticed"
    • n zombi a dead body that has been brought back to life by a supernatural force
    • n zombi a god of voodoo cults of African origin worshipped especially in West Indies
    • n zombi (voodooism) a spirit or supernatural force that reanimates a dead body
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Usage

In literature:

I felt like a zombie.
"Take Me for a Ride" by Mark E. Laxer
Cyrillia's belief in zombis has a solidity that renders argument out of the question.
"Two Years in the French West Indies" by Lafcadio Hearn
I'd love to take you out for a Zombie or a Bloody Mary.
"Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom" by Cory Doctorow
Mandrakes and mandrake-men, zombie-men, from the past and multiple revivals!
"The Sky Is Falling" by Lester del Rey
A few of his zombies clapped their hands; everybody else was quiet.
"Four-Day Planet" by Henry Beam Piper
They've turned him into a zombi.
"Space Viking" by Henry Beam Piper
It was as though the blow had not been struck; as though this were some kind of a moving, breathing zombie.
"Ten From Infinity" by Paul W. Fairman
Think I'd ever accept a synthetic zombie imitation of you for my husband and go on living with it just as though nothing had happened?
"Masters of Space" by Edward Elmer Smith
They turn half zombie.
"No Great Magic" by Fritz Reuter Leiber
We followed him like zombies.
"The Night of the Long Knives" by Fritz Reuter Leiber
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In news:

Don't be a ministry zombie and give on impulse.
Zombies in Play as Zynga Deal Sparks Glu Mobile Talk: Real M&A.
We've known for a while now that a zombie attack would soon be upon us.
After gory incidents, online 'zombie' talk grows.
In this Monday, Oct 10, 2011 file photo, a sign promoting zombie preparedness displays in a hardware store in Omaha, Neb.
After several gory incidents that have been reported around the country recently, online zombie talk has grown.
The world has gone mad, with people infected by a virus which turns them into zombie dolls.
Zombies help old game top charts.
Zombie Hallow scares up donations for injured soldiers.
Metallica's Kirk Hammett Details His Favorite Zombie Films.
Are you ready for the zombie apocalypse.
Turn Your Photo into a ZOMBIE.
Listen for Rob Zombie or White Zombie songs from 6am to 6pm.
Slayer's Kerry King / Rob Zombie (Photo: Michael Alan Goldberg).
2 Live Crew, Andrew WK playing Zombie Pub Crawl as it expands into St Paul.
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In science:

The way scientists themselves behave overwhelmingly confirms the great acceptance of the axiom of free will: Any scientist will claim to be the conscious and free author of the work he publishes, and not a zombie repeating things already predetermined in the Big-Bang.
Quantum randomness can be controlled by free will -a consequence of the before-before experiment
History and future of implicit and inductionless induction: Beware the old jade and the zombie! In Dieter Hutter and Werner Stephan, editors, Mechanizing Mathematical Reasoning, volume 2605 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 192–203.
Cyclic and Inductive Calculi are equivalent
Heinlein, Al l You Zombies in 6 × H , Gnome Press 1959; By His Bootstraps in The Menace From Earth, Gnome Press 1959.
TASI Lectures on Matrix Theory
Floating conclusions and zombie paths: two deep difficulties in the ‘directly skeptical’ approach to inheritance nets.
Interdefinability of defeasible logic and logic programming under the well-founded semantics
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