robot: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (rō'but, -bot), [key]
- 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.
- robot (Thesaurus)