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  Definition of automatic
  1. a pistol that will keep firing until the ammunition is gone or the trigger is released
  2. light machine gun
  3. operating with minimal human intervention; independent of external control; "automatic transmission"; "a budget deficit that caused automatic spending cuts"
  4. like the unthinking functioning of a machine; "an automatic `thank you''"; "machinelike efficiency"
  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"
Similar Words: automatic pistol, automatic rifle, machine rifle, automatonlike, machinelike, robotlike, reflex(a), reflexive

 

See Also: mechanical

 

Hyponyms: assault rifle, assault gun, Browning automatic rifle, BAR

 

Anagrams: autotomic

 

 
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