Definitions of automatic:
- noun: a pistol that will keep firing until the ammunition is gone or the trigger is released
- noun: light machine gun
- adjective: like the unthinking functioning of a machine
Example: "An automatic `thank you'"
- adjective: without volition or conscious control
Example: "The automatic shrinking of the pupils of the eye in strong light"
- adjective: operating with minimal human intervention; independent of external control
Example: "Automatic transmission"
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