Definition of Automatic. Meaning of Automatic. Synonyms of Automatic

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Definition of Automatic

Automatic
Automatic Au`to*mat"ic, Automatical Au`to*mat"ic*al, a. [Cf. F. automatique. See Automaton.] 1. Having an inherent power of action or motion. Nothing can be said to be automatic. --Sir H. Davy. 2. Pertaining to, or produced by, an automaton; of the nature of an automaton; self-acting or self-regulating under fixed conditions; -- esp. applied to machinery or devices in which certain things formerly or usually done by hand are done by the machine or device itself; as, the automatic feed of a lathe; automatic gas lighting; an automatic engine or switch; an automatic mouse. 3. Not voluntary; not depending on the will; mechanical; as, automatic movements or functions. Unconscious or automatic reasoning. --H. Spenser. Automatic arts, such economic arts or manufacture as are carried on by self-acting machinery. --Ure.

Meaning of Automatic from wikipedia

- Automatic may refer to: Automatic (band), Australian rock band The Automatic, a Welsh alternative rock band Automatic (Jack Bruce album), a 1983 electronic...
- An automatic transmission (sometimes abbreviated to auto or AT) is a multi-speed transmission used in motor vehicles that does not require any driver...
- Automaticity is the ability to do things without occupying the mind with the low-level details required, allowing it to become an automatic response pattern...
- The Automatic (also known as The Automatic Automatic in the U.S.) was a Welsh rock band. The band's last-known lineup was composed of Robin Hawkins on...
- Automatic writing, also called psychography, is a claimed psychic ability allowing a person to produce written words without consciously writing. Scientists...
- An automatic watch, also known as a self-winding watch or simply an automatic, is a mechanical watch where the natural motion of the wearer provides energy...
- An automatic rifle is a type of autoloading rifle that is capable of fully automatic fire. Automatic rifles are generally select-fire weapons capable...
- control to multi-variable high-level algorithms. In the simplest type of an automatic control loop, a controller compares a measured value of a process with...
- A semi-automatic rifle is a rifle that fires one round each pull of the trigger. For comparison, a bolt-action rifle requires the user to cycle the bolt...
- The Automatic Box is a four-disc box set by R.E.M., released in Germany in December 1993. It was primarily a collection of B-sides from Automatic for...