Meaning of ROBOT in English


[noun] [C] - a machine used to perform jobs automatically which is programmed and controlled by a computerSome types of robot can walk and talk, but they cannot think like humans.Robots are commonly used in factories to assemble machinery such as cars.See picture: Lines(disapproving) If you describe someone as a robot, you mean that they do things in a very quick and effective way but never show their emotions.She plays the piano like a robot - perfectly but without any feeling.In South Africa, a robot is also a traffic light.

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