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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An automaton that resembles a human being.

Usage examples (37)
  • Furthermore, android is the correct term for a masculine robot and gynoid is the term for a feminine robot.
  • The android is constructed using silicone and steel and sometimes replace the roboticist in his meetings and classes.
  • I (and Dictionary. com) think of "- oid" as indicating "like"; an android is like a man, rather than a tidbit of a man!
  • Insilico continues to make me a happy little Mandarin android. for more
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