Definition of Android

1. Noun. An automaton that resembles a human being.

Exact synonyms: Humanoid, Mechanical Man
Generic synonyms: Automaton, Golem, Robot



Definition of Android

1. n. A machine or automaton in the form of a human being.

2. a. Resembling a man.

Definition of Android

1. Noun. A robot that is designed to look and act like a human (usually male) ¹

2. Adjective. Possessing human qualities ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Android

1. a synthetic man [n -S]

Medical Definition of Android

1. Synonym: andromorphous. Origin: andro-+ G. Eidos, resemblance (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Android

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andrographolides
androgynae
androgynal
androgyne
androgynes
androgynies
androgynocentrism
androgynoid
androgynophore
androgynously
androgynousness
android (current term)
android pelvis
androides
androidlike
androids
andrological
andrologies
andrologists
andromania
andromeda
andromedas
andromedotoxin

Literary usage of Android

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1. A Descriptive and Historical Account of Hydraulic and Other Machines for by Thomas Ewbank (1857)
"... Bremen—Singular android in the latter city—Old water-works at Toledo—At London bridge —Other London works moved by horse«, water, wind and steam—Water ..."

2. Catalogue of English Prose Fiction and Books for the Young in the Lower Hall ...by Boston Public Library by Boston Public Library (1893)
"42.16 Brazen android. O'Connor. in 11.1t Brazen gates. FN Smith. 798.1: Breach of promise. Smythies. 722.?, Bread and beer. Chellis. ..."

3. Das Strongebiet der Sprache: Ursprache, Entwickelung und Physiologie by Rudolf Kleinpaul (1892)
"Gibt man dem Kehlkopf noch einen Mund, Bewusstsein, Nachahmungstrieb dazu, so kann sich das android hören lassen. 5. Die zwiefache Handhabe. ..."

4. The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine by Roy J. Friedman Mark Twain Collection (Library of Congress) (1913)
"It is a microcosm, an android, as yet only partly complete. And why not? ... My android can already work problems in vulgar fractions and compose sonnets. ..."

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