Definitions

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  • n. abampere

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Super-Al and Garcia #325 tried to confuse the watchman, but when it could not obtain Richard's cooperation, the biot insisted it must make an emergency report.

    The Garden of Rama

  • An Abraham Lincoln biot, who had been resting immobile against the wall at the end of the kitchen counter, activated and approached Nicole.

    The Garden of Rama

  • The biot informed Eponine that the doctor was "running behind."

    The Garden of Rama

  • "The atmosphere in this corridor, like the atmosphere in New Eden, is just like your home planet," the Lincoln biot said.

    The Garden of Rama

  • All the biot replicas, which had occupied most of the space in the room when Richard and I had visited it briefly before, had been removed.

    The Garden of Rama

  • Just as the Tiasso portion of the briefing was ending, a slight Oriental biot with intense eyes walked into the room.

    The Garden of Rama

  • He then sent Falstaff to decoy the site watchman biot.

    The Garden of Rama

  • Nicole's presence at the fork was electronically detected and prompted a Garcia biot to approach from the direction of the cable car.

    The Garden of Rama

  • The watchman biot was soon upon Richard, following its preprogrammed instructions by demanding his personal papers and an explanation of what he was doing.

    The Garden of Rama

  • However, the Lincoln biot, who had risen from its seat at the word wife, fired its automatic gun a total of six times before Max subdued it completely.

    The Garden of Rama

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  • "We are certain that these creatures, although they appear to be biological, are actually robots. Hence the name biots, which became popular during and after the first Rama expedition."
    - Arthur C Clarke, 'Rama II'.

    July 26, 2009