Translation of "robot" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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robotnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈrəʊ.bɒt/ us /ˈroʊ.bɑːt/

robot noun [ C ] (MACHINE)

B1 a machine controlled by a computer that is used to perform jobs automatically

The surgery can be carried out by robots.
a bomb disposal robot

robot noun [ C ] (PERSON)

disapproving someone who does things in a very effective way but never shows their emotions

He played like a robot - note-perfect, but with no expression or dynamics at all.

robot noun [ C ] (TRAFFIC LIGHT)

South African English a traffic light


(Translation of “robot” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)