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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 au·to·mat·ic /ˌɔtəˈmætɪk/
 自動的機器(a.)自動的,無意識的

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 automatic
 自動常式

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 automatic
 自動終止

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 automatic
 半自動的

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 automatic
 自動打帶機

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 automatic
 自動的

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 automatic
 自動的 AUTO

From: Network Terminology

 automatic
 自動

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Au·to·mat·ic Au·to·mat·ic·al a.
 1. Having an inherent power of action or motion.
    Nothing can be said to be automatic.   --Sir H. Davy.
 2. Pertaining to, or produced by, an automaton; of the nature of an automaton; self-acting or self-regulating under fixed conditions; operating with minimal human intervention; -- esp. applied to machinery or devices in which certain things formerly or usually done by hand are done by the machine or device itself; as, the automatic feed of a lathe; automatic gas lighting; an automatic engine or switch; an automatic mouse; an automatic transmission.  The opposite of manual.
 Note: Narrower terms are: autoloading(prenominal), semiautomatic; automated, machine-controlled, machine-driven; self-acting, self-activating, self-moving, self-regulating; self-locking; self-winding. Also See: mechanical.
 3. Physiol. Not voluntary; not depending on the will; mechanical; controlled by the autonomic nervous system; without conscious control; as, automatic movements or functions.  The opposite of voluntary.
 Syn: -- reflex(prenominal), reflexive,involuntary
    Unconscious or automatic reasoning.   --H. Spenser.
 Automatic arts, such economic arts or manufacture as are carried on by self-acting machinery.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 automatic
      adj 1: operating with minimal human intervention; independent of
             external control; "automatic transmission"; "a budget
             deficit that caused automatic spending cuts" [ant: manual]
      2: like the unthinking functioning of a machine; "an automatic
         `thank you'"; "machinelike efficiency" [syn: automatonlike,
          machinelike, robotlike]
      3: without volition or conscious control; "the automatic
         shrinking of the pupils of the eye in strong light"; "a
         reflex knee jerk"; "sneezing is reflexive" [syn: reflex(a),
          reflexive]
      n 1: light machine gun [syn: automatic rifle, machine rifle]
      2: a pistol that will keep firing until the ammunition is gone
         or the trigger is released [syn: automatic pistol]