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bot

(bot) the larva of botflies, which may be parasitic in the stomach of animals and sometimes humans.

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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.

bot

A computer term variously defined as
(1) Software code which performs a task over a computer network;
(2) A graphical synthetic agent that colonises and interacts in a virtual world;
(3) A computer program which automatically looks for information on the Internet.

bot

An informal term for a mild illness in humans.

Patient discussion about bot

Q. I get the most from her company than from the bottle. My wife is 2 months pregnant. I love to drink only if she gives company. I get the most from her company than from the bottle. Is it okay to drink when pregnant?

A. If you love your wife, you ought not drink in front of her. She shouldn't be drinking either, for the health of the baby. After all, what the mother consumes, the baby does too. I don't think there is a magic filter protecting the baby other than what the mother does. I wish you both well.

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As shoppers become more web-savvy, they are frequently using shopping bots to guide them through the online shopping process, for purchasing products or simply to research information.
Shopping bots: Some comparison sites use shopping bots, which roam the Web in search of the best prices for the item you're seeking.
Dublish can address how websites will create customer loyalty in an environment of shopping bots that facilitate product comparisons with minimal search costs and effort.
This conference will bring together the leading Bot and intelligent agent developers, researchers and academics to present the latest developments in the field, the most familiar branch of which today is the price comparison shopping bots such as kelkoo.
com, the price comparison shopping portal, indexes online shopping bots and price search engines by product category to enable shoppers to find the lowest prices on virtually any product.
IQ WebShopper's three-tier architecture consists of a Web interface, a database and NQL agents, which serve as the underlying shopping bots.