automatic meaning

EN[ˌɔːtəˈmætɪk] [ˌɔtəˈmætɪk] [-ætɪk]
  • Automatic may refer to:

    Definition of automatic in English Dictionary

  • NounPLautomaticsPREauto-SUF-atic
    1. A car with automatic transmission.
      1. I never learned to drive a stick. I can only drive an automatic.
    2. A semi-automatic firearm.
    3. Adjective
      1. Capable of operating without external control or intervention.
        1. The automatic clothes washer was a great labor-saving device
      2. Done out of habit or without conscious thought.
        1. The reaction was automatic: flight!
      3. (of a firearm such as a machine gun) Firing continuously as long as the trigger is pressed until ammunition is exhausted.
        1. (computing, of a local variable) Automatically added to and removed from the stack during the course of function calls.
          1. (mathematics, of a group) Having one or more finite-state automata.
          2. More Examples
            1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
              • In driver's education, they used to teach students to drive in cars with a three-on-the-tree, but now the cars all have automatic transmission.
              • The new nine-speed automatic transmission has made it smoother than the five-speed, but I still found it lurchy and lumbering.
              • As pretacked bodies approach the automatic respot line on the body build trucks, the latches that hold them to the trucks are manually released.
            2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
              • Automatic tube current modulation technology was applied, and the milliamperage range was adjusted to 50-600 mAs.
            3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
              • My old car was a stickshift, but my new one is an automatic.
          • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
            1. Adjectives
              • Uncomparable adjectives
              • Nouns
                • Countable nouns
              Related Links:
              1. en automatick
              2. en automatics
              3. en automatical
              4. fr automaticité
              5. fr automaticien
              Source: Wiktionary

              Meaning of automatic for the defined word.

              Grammatically, this word "automatic" is an adjective, more specifically, an uncomparable adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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              Definiteness: Level 9
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