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Computer vs. Robot

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Computernoun

A person employed to perform computations; one who computes.

Robotnoun

A machine built to carry out some complex task or group of tasks by physically moving, especially one which can be programmed.

Computernoun

A male computer, where the female computer is called a computress.

Robotnoun

An intelligent mechanical being designed to look like a human or other creature, and usually made from metal.

Computernoun

A programmable electronic device that performs mathematical calculations and logical operations, especially one that can process, store and retrieve large amounts of data very quickly; now especially, a small one for personal or home use employed for manipulating text or graphics, accessing the Internet, or playing games or media.

Robotnoun

(figuratively) A person who does not seem to have any emotions.

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Computernoun

One who computes.

Robotnoun

(South Africa) A traffic light (from earlier robot policeman).

Computernoun

an electronic device for performing calculations automatically. It consists of a clock to provide voltage pulses to synchronize the operations of the devices within the computer, a central processing unit, where the arithmetical and logical operations are performed on data, a random-access memory, where the programs and data are stored for rapid access, devices to input data and output results, and various other peripheral devices of widely varied function, as well as circuitry to support the main operations.

Robotnoun

(surveying) A theodolite which follows the movements of a prism and can be used by a one-man crew.

Computernoun

same as digital computer.

Robotnoun

(dance) A style of dance popular in disco in which the dancer imitates the stiff movements of a stereotypical android robot.

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Computernoun

a machine for performing calculations automatically

Robotnoun

a mechanism that can move automatically

Computernoun

an expert at calculation (or at operating calculating machines)

Robotnoun

(especially in science fiction) a machine resembling a human being and able to replicate certain human movements and functions automatically

‘a sci-fi movie about time-travelling killer robots’; ‘the robot closed the door behind us’;

Computer

A computer is a machine that can be programmed to carry out sequences of arithmetic or logical operations automatically. Modern computers can perform generic sets of operations known as programs.

Robotnoun

a machine capable of carrying out a complex series of actions automatically, especially one programmable by a computer

‘a robot arm’; ‘half of all American robots are making cars or trucks’;

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Robotnoun

a person who behaves in a mechanical or unemotional manner

‘public servants are not expected to be mindless robots’;

Robotnoun

another term for crawler

Robotnoun

a set of automatic traffic lights

‘waiting at a robot I caught the eye of a young woman’;

Robot

A robot is a machine—especially one programmable by a computer—capable of carrying out a complex series of actions automatically. A robot can be guided by an external control device, or the control may be embedded within.

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