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an·droid

 (ăn′droid′)
adj.
Possessing human features.
n.
A mobile robot or automaton, especially one that resembles a human.

android

(ˈændrɔɪd)
n
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) (in science fiction) a robot resembling a human being
adj
resembling a human being
[C18: from Late Greek androeidēs manlike; see andro-, -oid]

Android

(ˈændrɔɪd)
n
1. (Telecommunications) trademark a software package for smartphones, including many application programs
2. (Telecommunications) a smartphone that uses this software

an•droid

(ˈæn drɔɪd)

n.
an automaton in the form of a human being.
[1720–30; < New Latin androīdēs. See andro-, -oid]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.android - an automaton that resembles a human beingandroid - an automaton that resembles a human being
robot, automaton, golem - a mechanism that can move automatically

android

(Science fiction)
noun robot, automaton, humanoid, cyborg, mechanical man, bionic man or woman Star Trek's android, Data
Translations
android
androide
android
andróide

android

[ˈændrɔɪd] Nandroide m

android

[ˈændrɔɪd] n (= robot) → androïde m

android

nAndroide m
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