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Recent Examples on the Web Since its vaunted Optimus droid is not included in that calculation, a key driver of that forecast earnings growth is his software-as-a-service (SaaS) business centered on autonomous cars. Christiaan Hetzner, Fortune, 27 Oct. 2022 In order to receive approval from the Ohio Board of Pharmacy, Christ has to show that the droid is over 99.9875 % accurate, which will be conducted over its first 45 days of use. The Enquirer, 12 Oct. 2022 In addition to Luna, who also serves as an executive producer, the series also stars Adria Arjona, Fiona Shaw, Kyle Soller, Stellen Skarsgaard and even the voice of the David Chapman as an adorable droid. Anna Tingley, Variety, 21 Sep. 2022 Musk claims that, by comparison, the feat of building a droid is almost simple. Jeremy Kahn, Fortune, 29 Sep. 2022 Subsidiary characters including mechanic Bix Calleen (Adria Arjona), droid B2, and the still-unseen Republic Senator Mon Mothma (Genevieve O’Reilly), have their own musical signatures as well. Jon Burlingame, Variety, 26 Sep. 2022 One of the best parts of the cabin design though came in the form of the interactive droid D3-09, who could be hailed by a button on the room's console. Lauren Morgan, EW.com, 8 Sep. 2022 In the new Disney+ series Obi-Wan Kenobi, young Princess Leia Organa (played by Vivien Lyra Blair) is seen with a lovable disc-like droid nicknamed Lola, and collectors can get their very own L0-LA59 toy later this year. Danielle Directo-meston, The Hollywood Reporter, 2 June 2022 Trace Martez repairs the tactical droid’s head, and then Tech boosts its broadcast signal in order to reactivate and take control of all the battle droids throughout the facility. Alex Kane, USA TODAY, 4 June 2021 See More

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First Known Use

1952, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of droid was in 1952

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“Droid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/droid. Accessed 9 Dec. 2022.

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