cobot

cobot

[koh-buht, -bot]
noun
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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Main Entry:  cobot
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a robot designed to assist or guide human beings on a specific task, esp. in restricted physical situation
Example:  Cobots steer the human on a correct path when the human begins to stray from or exceed the scope of the task.
Etymology:  co(llaborative) + (ro)bot
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cobot
cooperative robot
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