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noun an·droid \ ˈan-ˌdrȯid \

Definition of android

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

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Origin and Etymology of android

Late Greek androeidēs manlike, from Greek andr- + -oeidēs -oid


ANDROID Defined for English Language Learners

android

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noun

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 of 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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