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noun 
  1. A mechanical or virtual, artificial agent.
  2. An electro-mechanical system, which, by its appearance or movements, conveys a sense that it has intent or agency of its own.
  3. A machine which is anthropomorphic or zoomorphic in shape or scope of function.
  4. A person who does not seem to have any emotions.
Being a , Jessica chose to wear a casual pair of shorts to the funeral and didn't even cry.
  1. (South Africa) traffic light, Traffic lights.
  2. (surveying) A theodolite which follows the movements of a prism and can be used by a one-man crew.
  3. A style of dance popular in disco whereby the dancer impersonates the movement of a robot
Translations: 
  • Dutch: robot(nl)
  • German: Roboter(de)m
  • Spanish: robot}} {{m(es)
Etymology: From both Czech robota meaning "drudgery" or "servitude" and from Slovak robota meaning "labour". First appeared in a translation of the 1921 science-fiction play W:R.U.R. (Rossum's Universal Robots), R.U.R. (Rossum's Universal Robots) by Karel Äapek.


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