Definition of android
: a mobile robot usually with a human form sci-fi androids
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And yet, alas, what the movie proves is that androids are meant to be servants.
Last year, Motorola launched a slew of Android-powered devices including the Cliq on T-Mobile and Droid at Verizon Wireless.
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Origin and Etymology of android
Late Greek androeidēs manlike, from Greek andr- + -oeidēs -oid
First Known Use: circa 1736
ANDROID Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of android for English Language Learners
in stories : a robot that looks like a person
Medical Definition of android
1of the pelvis : having the angular form and narrow outlet typical of the human male a disproportionate number of difficult labors occur in women with android pelvises—compare anthropoid, gynecoid, platypelloid
2: relating to or characterized by the distribution of body fat chiefly in the abdominal region android obesity—compare gynecoid
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