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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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Wu calls the bot SAIL-R, for Sensorized Adaptive Intelligence Legged Robot.
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While backflip-performing robots are not a new thing, the Mini Cheetah is claimed to be the first four legged robot that can do the trick.
From another aspect, several auxiliary devices are designed to decrease energy consumption of legged robots. In [12], an elastic load suspension mechanism was developed and utilized on a hexapod robot to increase the energy efficiency of legged robot locomotion.
Any legged robot should be able to do this in the future."