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cobot

[koh-buh t, -bot] /ˈkoʊ bət, -bɒt/
noun
1.
a computer-controlled robotic apparatus that assists a human worker, as on an assembly line, by guiding or redirecting motions initiated by the worker who provides the motive power.
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Contemporary definitions for cobot
noun

a robot designed to assist or guide human beings on a specific task, esp. in restricted physical situation

Examples

Cobots steer the human on a correct path when the human begins to stray from or exceed the scope of the task.

Word Origin

co(llaborative) + (ro)bot

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Related Abbreviations for cobot

cobot

cooperative robot
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