cobot

[ koh-bot ]
/ ˈkoʊ bɒt /

noun Digital Technology.

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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Origin of cobot

First recorded in 1995–2000; blend of collaborative + robot
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