– definition :

  • (adjective)
    1. operating with minimal human intervention; independent of external control (context:all)
    2. resembling the unthinking functioning of a machine (context:all)
    3. without volition or conscious control (context:all)
  • (noun)
    1. a pistol that will keep firing until the ammunition is gone or the trigger is released (context:artifact)
    2. light machine gun (context:artifact)

– Sample : “automatic”

  • a budget deficit that caused automatic spending cuts
  • a reflex knee jerk
  • an automatic thank you’
  • automatic transmission
  • machinelike efficiency
  • sneezing is reflexive
  • the automatic shrinking of the pupils of the eye in strong light