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bot

play
noun \ ˈbät \
variants: or less commonly bott

Definition of bot

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

Origin and Etymology of bot

Middle English; akin to Dutch leverbot liver fluke


2

bot

abbreviation

Definition of bot

1 botanical; botanist; botany
2 bottle
3 bottom
4 bought

3

bot

noun

Definition of bot

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

Origin and Etymology of bot

by shortening


Medical Dictionary

bot

noun
variants: also bott play \ˈbät\

medical Definition of bot

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

bot

abbreviation

medical Definition of bot

1 botanical; botanist; botany
2 bottle


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