Reference Terms
from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


An android is a robot made to resemble a human, usually both in appearance and behavior.

The word android has been used to denote several different kinds of artificially constructed beings: a robot that closely resembles a human; a cyborg that closely resembles a human; or an artificially created, yet primarily organic, being that closely resembles a human.

Note:   The above text is excerpted from the Wikipedia article "Android", which has been released under the GNU Free Documentation License.
Related Stories

Share This Page:

Matter & Energy News
October 7, 2015

Latest Headlines
updated 12:56 pm ET