robot

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Singular
robot

Plural
robots

  1. A robot is a machine that looks more or less a human being.
    Starwars C-3PO is a golden robot.
  2. A robot can also be any man-made automatic device, resembling a human being or not.
    When you ask for the time on a phone, a robot will answer you.
  3. (metaphorical) A robot is a person who does not show emotions and seems to have no human thoughts.
    He has the same expression whatever happens to him : he is a true robot.