"An industrial robot is like a human arm and of many applications it finds maximum utility in pick and place operation."
"The most common industrial robot is like a an robotic arm. A typical robotic arm is made up of seven metal segments, joined by six joints. "
METAMIA is a free database of analogy and metaphor. Anyone can contribute or search. The subject matter can be anything. Science is popular, but poetry is encouraged. The goal is to integrate our fluid muses with the stark literalism of a relational database. Metamia is like a girdle for your muses, a cognitive girdle.