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Bot or BOT, shortened from "robot" may refer to:


  • A "software robot" or virtual agent
  • Web crawler or Web spider, a computer program that does automated tasks
  • Internet bot, a computer program that does automated tasks
  • Chatterbot or Chat bot, a computer program that converses in natural language
  • Internet Relay Chat bot, a computer program connected to an Internet Relay Chat server as a user, but providing special services or performing special functions
  • Computer game bot, a computer-controlled player or opponent
  • BOTS, a computer game
  • Bot, a line of budget desktop PCs manufactured by Alienware

Other uses[edit]

  • Bot, Tarragona, a municipality of the comarca of Terra Alta (Catalonia)
  • Bót or estover, a legal compensation, profit or use
  • Bots (band), a Dutch-language folk rock group
  • Robot, mechanical device that can perform physical tasks
  • Air Botswana's ICAO code
  • The lesion caused by a botfly larva
  • Boto people, a community also known as Boto that is found in Jammu and Kashmir


People with the surname[edit]

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