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Definitions of automatic

  1. a pistol that will keep firing until the ammunition is gone or the trigger is released Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. light machine gun Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. A pistol which can be rapidly discharged without raising the hammer. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. Automatically. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. without volition or conscious control; "the automatic shrinking of the pupils of the eye in strong light"; "a reflex knee jerk"; "sneezing is reflexive" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  6. Alt. of Automatical Webster Dictionary DB
  7. Having the power of self-action; done unconsciously. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  8. Like an automaton; self-moving. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  9. Self-moving; acting mechanically; done without volition. Automatical. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  10. Having the power of an automaton, said of those functions which are performed involuntarily in the animal system. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  11. Having power of motion in itself; acting from concealed machinery; self-regulating. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for automatic

  1. A well- built " automatic house" costs too much, they say. – The Cost of Shelter by Ellen H. Richards
  2. He gave the astonished philosopher a five- dollar bill: an automatic American reaction. – Black Oxen by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
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