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Bot may refer to:


  • A "software robot device" or software 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
  • Social bots, a particular type of chatterbot that is employed in social media networks to automatically generate messages
    • Twitterbot, a program used to produce automated posts on the Twitter microblogging service
  • Zombie computer, a computer that is part of a botnet
  • 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
  • Video game bot, a computer-controlled player or opponent
  • as a proper name
    • Bot, a line of budget desktop PCs manufactured by Alienware
    • Bot Colony, an episodic adventure game by Montreal developer North Side Inc.
    • Bot Soccer, a soccer simulation computer game, released in 1996


Other uses[edit]

  • Robot, mechanical device that can perform physical tasks
  • Base of tongue, in medicine
  • The lesion caused by a botfly, larva
  • Bot or estover, a legal compensation, profit or use
  • Bot, short for ubosot, the ordination hall of a Buddhist temple in Thailand.
  • Bot, Tarragona, a municipality of the comarca of Terra Alta (Catalonia)
  • Bot River, a river in the Western Cape province of South Africa
  • Air Botswana', s ICAO code


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