Robot vs Sexbot - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between robot and sexbot
is that robot
is while sexbot
is (science fiction) a robot designed to have sexual intercourse with humans.
A machine built to carry out some complex task or group of tasks, especially one which can be programmed.
* 2010 , Tim Webb, The Guardian , 16 May 2010:
(chiefly, science fiction) An intelligent mechanical being designed to look like a human or other creature, and usually made from metal.
* 2010 , Tom Chivers and Iain McDiarmid, The Telegraph , 26 Jan 2010:
- It's painfully slow and complex work which has never been attempted before in these conditions: the small box-shaped robots , equipped with two claws, are operating in almost freezing water 5,000ft below the surface, in pitch black and strong currents.
(figuratively) A person who does not seem to have any emotions.
* Murray N. Rothbard, Making Economic Sense (page xiv)
- The robots in Dick's novel, loosely adapted by Ridley Scott into the film Blade Runner, were so similar to humans that when they went rogue, trained bounty hunters were called in to perform psychological tests to see whether suspected androids lacked human empathy.
(South Africa) A traffic light (from earlier robot policeman ).
(surveying) A theodolite which follows the movements of a prism and can be used by a one-man crew.
A style of dance popular in disco whereby the dancer impersonates the movement of a robot
- Yet surely he was a humorless robot of a man, spewing forth lonely and bitter critiques of all those lesser mortals with whom he could not identify.
(science fiction) A robot designed to have sexual intercourse with humans.
* 2000 , Richard Rhodes, Visions of technology
* 2000 , Joseph N Pelton, e-Sphere: the rise of the world-wide mind
- Jealous wives may destroy sexbot rivals and sue the manufacturer.
* 2002 , Jason Sullivan, The Dark Yergall
- Another way that virtual entertainment might go is in the direction of the so-called sexbot . This would be a robotic device with artificial skin...
* 2006 , David N L Levy, Robots unlimited: life in a virtual age
- Having a sexbot had turned out to be more than Nosir had anticipated.
- Given that people become addicted to all sorts of pleasures from slot machines to e-mail, sexbot addiction might be inevitable...