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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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We stood for a moment petrified, then turned and fled through a gate behind us into a walled garden, fell into, rather than found, a fortunate ditch, and lay there, scarce daring to whisper to each other until the stars were out.
Here there stood a white house within a walled garden, and in the pantry of this domicile we found a store of food--two loaves of bread in a pan, an uncooked steak, and the half of a ham.
To his right was a walled garden, some lawns and greenhouses; to the left, stables, a garage, and two or three labourer's cottages.
As soon as she was alone within the walled garden she sat herself down on a coop, and seriously screwed up her mouth for the long-neglected practice.
It was here," she said, as they passed through the walled garden seawards, "that I saw you first--you and the other gentleman who was so kind to me.
Of the proceedings in the walled garden there is no need to speak in detail.
One may imagine the consternation of the four seconds and the activity of the two surgeons in the confined, drowsy heat of that walled garden.
At nine or ten in the morning we reached the Plain of the Shepherds, and stood in a walled garden of olives where the shepherds were watching their flocks by night, eighteen centuries ago, when the multitude of angels brought them the tidings that the Saviour was born.
She went through the door and found that it was a garden with walls all round it and that it was only one of several walled gardens which seemed to open into one another.
18m walled garden and catering academy in the historic Redcar village.
Plans to redevelop Auckland Castle's 17th Century walled garden in an ambitious PS10m project were first unveiled 18 months ago, when artist's impressions of its 21st Century reworking were revealed.
A few weeks ago I wrote about the virtues of the 'Eau du Cologne' mint and was delighted to find it stocked in abundance at the Walled Garden, Treberfydd.