Associations to the word «Automatic»
AUTOMATIC, adjective. Capable of operating without external control or intervention.
AUTOMATIC, adjective. Done out of habit or without conscious thought.
AUTOMATIC, adjective. (of a firearm such as a machine gun) Firing continuously as long as the trigger is pressed until ammunition is exhausted.
AUTOMATIC, adjective. (computing) (of a local variable) Automatically added to and removed from the stack during the course of function calls.
AUTOMATIC, adjective. (maths) (of a group) Having one or more finite-state automata
AUTOMATIC, noun. A car with automatic transmission.
AUTOMATIC, noun. A semi-automatic firearm.
AUTOMATIC DATA PROCESSING MACHINE, noun. (international shipping) A computer.
AUTOMATIC DATA PROCESSING MACHINES, noun. Plural of automatic data processing machine
AUTOMATIC DISTANCE CONTROL, noun. (automotive) Technologies that utilize radar, infrared and image processing to allow for a decentralized recording of the environment around the vehicle. Includes adaptive cruise control (ACC).
AUTOMATIC LEVELING SYSTEM, noun. A suspension system that automatically adjusts front and rear ride heights to compensate for changes in axle load.
AUTOMATIC LEVELING SYSTEMS, noun. Plural of automatic leveling system
AUTOMATIC RIFLE, noun. A rifle that loads itself either from a belt or magazine and being either semi-automatic or fully automatic. Generally referred to as a machine gun.
AUTOMATIC RIFLES, noun. Plural of automatic rifle
AUTOMATIC TELLER MACHINE, noun. (banking) An automated teller machine.
AUTOMATIC TELLER MACHINES, noun. Plural of automatic teller machine
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION, noun. (automotive) A mechanical transmission which shifts gears automatically in response to speed and/or load, rather than requiring the operator to do so manually; an automatic gearbox.
AUTOMATIC WRITING, noun. A form of writing claimed not to come from the conscious thoughts of the writer, sometimes performed in a trance.
AUTOMATIC WRITINGS, noun. Plural of automatic writing
AUTOMATIC, noun. Light machine gun.
AUTOMATIC, noun. A pistol that will keep firing until the ammunition is gone or the trigger is released.
AUTOMATIC, adjective. Operating with minimal human intervention; independent of external control; "automatic transmission"; "a budget deficit that caused automatic spending cuts".
AUTOMATIC, adjective. Resembling the unthinking functioning of a machine; "an automatic `thank you'"; "machinelike efficiency".
AUTOMATIC, adjective. Without volition or conscious control; "the automatic shrinking of the pupils of the eye in strong light"; "a reflex knee jerk"; "sneezing is reflexive".
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