android /ˈandrɔɪd/


I. noun

1. (in science fiction) a robot with a human appearance.

[as modifier]

there were no android security guards to stop him.
2. ( Android) ( [ mass noun]
‹trademark› an open-source operating system used for smartphones and tablet computers

[as modifier]

I have an Android phone and I like it a lot.
– origin early 18th cent.: from modern Latin androides, from andro- + -oid.

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