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bot 1

also bott  (bŏt)
n.
1. The parasitic larva of a botfly.
2. bots(used with a sing. or pl. verb) A disease of mammals, especially cattle and horses, caused by infestation of the stomach or intestines with botfly larvae.

[Middle English, probably of Low German origin.]

bot 2

(bŏt)
n.
1. A software program, such as a spider, that performs automated tasks on the internet.
2. A software program that imitates the behavior of a human, as in participating in chatroom or IRC discussions.
3. Informal A robot.

[Short for robot.]

bot

(bɒt) or

bott

n
1. (Animals) the larva of a botfly, which typically develops inside the body of a horse, sheep, or human
2. (Animals) any similar larva
3. (Pathology) informal NZ a mild illness in humans
[C15: probably from Low German; related to Dutch bot, of obscure origin]

bot

(bɒt)
vb
1. to scrounge or borrow
2. (often foll by: on) to scrounge (from); impose (on)
n
3. a scrounger
4. on the bot wanting to scrounge: he's on the bot for a cigarette.
[C20: perhaps from botfly, alluding to the creature's bite; see bite (sense 12)]

bot

(bɒt)
n
(Computer Science) computing an autonomous computer program that performs time-consuming tasks, esp on the internet
[C20: from (ro)bot]

BOT

abbreviation for
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) Board of Trade

bot

(bɒt)

n.
the larva of a botfly.
[1425–75; late Middle English]

bot

(bɒt)

n.
a device or piece of software that can execute commands or perform routine tasks, as electronic searches, usually without user intervention (often used in combination): intelligent infobots; shopping bots.
[1985–90; shortening of robot]

bot.

1. botanical.
2. botanist.
3. botany.

bot


Past participle: botted
Gerund: botting

Imperative
bot
bot
Present
I bot
you bot
he/she/it bots
we bot
you bot
they bot
Preterite
I botted
you botted
he/she/it botted
we botted
you botted
they botted
Present Continuous
I am botting
you are botting
he/she/it is botting
we are botting
you are botting
they are botting
Present Perfect
I have botted
you have botted
he/she/it has botted
we have botted
you have botted
they have botted
Past Continuous
I was botting
you were botting
he/she/it was botting
we were botting
you were botting
they were botting
Past Perfect
I had botted
you had botted
he/she/it had botted
we had botted
you had botted
they had botted
Future
I will bot
you will bot
he/she/it will bot
we will bot
you will bot
they will bot
Future Perfect
I will have botted
you will have botted
he/she/it will have botted
we will have botted
you will have botted
they will have botted
Future Continuous
I will be botting
you will be botting
he/she/it will be botting
we will be botting
you will be botting
they will be botting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been botting
you have been botting
he/she/it has been botting
we have been botting
you have been botting
they have been botting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been botting
you will have been botting
he/she/it will have been botting
we will have been botting
you will have been botting
they will have been botting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been botting
you had been botting
he/she/it had been botting
we had been botting
you had been botting
they had been botting
Conditional
I would bot
you would bot
he/she/it would bot
we would bot
you would bot
they would bot
Past Conditional
I would have botted
you would have botted
he/she/it would have botted
we would have botted
you would have botted
they would have botted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bot - botfly larvabot - botfly larva; typically develops inside the body of a horse or sheep or human
larva - the immature free-living form of most invertebrates and amphibians and fish which at hatching from the egg is fundamentally unlike its parent and must metamorphose
Translations
botrobogiciel

bot

[ˈbɒt ˈbɒt] nbot m
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