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bot

play
noun \ˈbät\
variants: or less commonly

bott

Definition of bot

  1. :  the larva of a botfly; especially :  one infesting the horse

Origin and Etymology of bot

Middle English; akin to Dutch leverbot liver fluke


First Known Use: 15th century


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bot

abbreviation

Definition of bot

  1. 1 botanical; botanist; botany

  2. 2 bottle

  3. 3 bottom

  4. 4 bought


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bot

noun

Definition of bot

  1. 1 :  robot Bennett's referring to … a new police robot. It looks similar to the Albuquerque Bomb Squad robot next to it—both have cameras, an articulated arm, a mechanical gripper, and tank-like treads. But Benett's bot is different; it has brains. — Popular Science

  2. 2a :  a computer program that performs automatic repetitive tasks :  agent 5 Several shopping “bots” will track down prices for on-line merchandise from a variety of vendors. — Sam Vincent Meddis; especially :  one designed to perform a malicious action These bot programs churn away all day and night, prodding at millions of random IP addresses looking for holes to crawl through. — Jennifer Tanakab :  a computer that has been infected with a bot and can be used for malicious purposes as part of a network of infected computers These proxies then sent instructions to worker bots in set patterns, including templates for spam creation. — Jeff Hecht

  3. 3 :  a computer program or character (as in a game) designed to mimic the actions of a person

Origin and Etymology of bot

by shortening


First Known Use: 1969


Medical Dictionary

bot

noun
variants: also

bott

\ˈbät\play

Medical Definition of bot

  1. :  the larva of a botfly; especially :  one infesting the horse


bot

abbreviation

Medical Definition of bot

  1. 1botanical; botanist; botany

  2. 2bottle



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