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noun an·droid \ˈan-ˌdrȯid\

Definition of android

  1. :  a mobile robot usually with a human form sci-fi androids

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

android

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noun an·droid \ˈan-ˌdrȯid\

Definition of android for English Language Learners

  • in stories : a robot that looks like a person


Medical Dictionary

android

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adjective an·droid \ˈan-ˌdrȯid\

Medical Definition of android

  1. 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. 2:  relating to or characterized by the distribution of body fat chiefly in the abdominal region android obesity—compare gynecoid



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