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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.


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.


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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Bots can also be connected up to streams of data produced by sensors to provide additional monitoring capabilities over time, including of environmental conditions such as air quality.
In 2017 Ticketmaster sued one ticket broker for allegedly employing an army of bots to scoop up 30,000 tickets to the Broadway show "Hamilton," employing thousands of separate accounts to place hundreds of thousands of ticket orders.
Bots have proved to be one of the best ways to broadcast extremist viewpoints on social media, but also to amplify such views from other, genuine accounts by liking, sharing, retweeting, hearting, and following, just as a human would.
When the number of bots on a team was increased to four, the win per cent probability dropped to 64, but that's still higher than the avg for human players.
Today, over half of Symphony's enterprise customers operate bots within their Symphony platform.
His fame has reached beyond YouTube: Aside from a TV appearance, Bot No Jam now has a fan Twitter account with the handle @botnojam_every.
In a Medium article detailing the bots (, the news lab team shared, "We thought: wouldn't it be better if readers could simply ask for explanations on the elements of the story that they don't understand."
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For modalities under the BOT law and JVs, the BOT law and Neda JV Guidelines must be followed.
SAN FRANCISCO (AFP) - If no one comes to the rescue, an online army of "Grinch bots" may end up spoiling Christmas for many kids by using automated software to scoop up prized toys and other sought-after items for big profit.
To better understand the threat, San Francisco-based bot detection and mitigation company Distil Networks analyzed 2016 holiday traffic to approximately 600 e-commerce sites as well as a sample of 2,600 non-e-commerce sites over a six-day period.