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    1. ro·bot
      IPA[ˈrōˌbät]
    2. n. noun

      • 1. a machine capable of carrying out a complex series of actions automatically, especially one programmable by a computer.

      • 2. (especially in science fiction) a machine resembling a human being and able to replicate certain human movements and functions automatically.

      • 3. used to refer to a person who behaves in a mechanical or unemotional manner:

        public servants are not expected to be mindless robots
    3. Variation

      • n.: noun: robot, plural noun: robots

      • noun

        a machine capable of carrying out a complex series of actions automatically, especially one programmable by a computer.

        (especially in science fiction) a machine resembling a human being and able to replicate certain human movements and functions automatically.

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