What does Android mean?

Definitions for Android
ˈæn drɔɪdAndroid

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. android, humanoid, mechanical mannoun

    an automaton that resembles a human being

Wiktionary

  1. androidnoun

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

  2. androidnoun

    An operating system designed for mobile devices - smartphones or tablet computers

  3. androidadjective

    Possessing human qualities

Webster Dictionary

  1. Androidnoun

    alt. of Androides

  2. Androidadjective

    resembling a man

Freebase

  1. Android

    An android is a robot or synthetic organism designed to look and act like a human, especially one with a body having a flesh-like resemblance. Until recently, androids have largely remained within the domain of science fiction, frequently seen in film and television. However, advancements in robotic technology have allowed the design of functional and realistic humanoid robots.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Android

    an′droid, n. an automaton resembling a human being.—Also Andrō′ides.

Editors Contribution

  1. androidnoun

    Android is a mobile operating system based on a modified version of the Linux kernel and other open-source software, designed primarily for touchscreen mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets.

    Submitted by johns.38175 on March 27, 2022  

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Android in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Android in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Android in a Sentence

  1. German Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel:

    How can it be that in order to have Google's (mobile operating system) Android you need to pre-install Google Search, Google Browser, Google Mail, Google You-Tube and its app store on the device?

  2. Ben Thompson:

    The writing has long been on the wall for any premium Android maker: as soon as low end hardware became 'good enough,' there would be no reason to buy a premium brand.

  3. European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager:

    That's why we're looking closely at Google's contracts with phone makers and operators which use the Android operating system, our concern is that, by requiring phone makers and operators to pre-load a set of Google apps, rather than letting them decide for themselves which apps to load, Google might have cut off one of the main ways that new apps can reach customers.

  4. Commissioner Margrethe Vestager:

    On the formal investigation when it comes to Android, we still haven't finalised that. So it is still open whether it will go one way or the other, we looked into the case before we formally opened it and of course the reason why we put quite a lot of resources into it is because we have concerns if things are as they should be, if totally by the book.

  5. Hacker News:

    Due to the massive interest of users surrounding the Fortnite game, many gaming and tutorial websites have started taking advantage of Android users' impatience with frighteningly convincing scams, which is all over Google and YouTube as well.

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