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a machine that resembles a human and does mechanical, routine tasks on command.
a person who acts and responds in a mechanical, routine manner, usually subject to another’s will; automaton.
any machine or mechanical device that operates automatically with humanlike skill.
operating automatically:
a robot train operating between airline terminals.
any automated machine programmed to perform specific mechanical functions in the manner of a man
(modifier) not controlled by man; automatic: a robot pilot
a person who works or behaves like a machine; automaton
(South African) a set of traffic lights

robot ro·bot (rō’bət, -bŏt’)

A mechanical device that sometimes resembles a human and is capable of performing a variety of often complex human tasks on command or by being programmed in advance.

A machine or device that operates automatically or by remote control.

A person who works mechanically without original thought, especially one who responds automatically to the commands of others.

A machine designed to replace human beings in performing a variety of tasks, either on command or by being programmed in advance.


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