Well, here’s my first go at a kind of TwitterBot. 😉
First when signed in to your Twitter account, go to the twitter.com/dictionary page and ‘add dictionary’ to your list. This will add you as a ‘follower’ of the dictionary system.
To request a definition, all you do is post to Twitter :
[at dictionary space word] – where ‘word’ is the word you’re looking up 😉
It’s not too great on multiple words but some work.
THEN WAIT for your reply. It will only take a couple of minutes, as the system checks for requests every couple of minutes (for now)
If you post another Tweet before getting your reply, it will miss it out.
Note that as a ‘follower’ you will also see all the other requests too from other people. So you might need to leave and add as you need to. See how things go. It can be pretty funny 😉
Have fun! 😉
UPDATE : More discussion from Dave Winer