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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. light machine gun;
[syn: automatic rifle, automatic, machine rifle]

2. a pistol that will keep firing until the ammunition is gone or the trigger is released;
[syn: automatic pistol, automatic]


ADJECTIVE (3)

1. operating with minimal human intervention; independent of external control;
- Example: "automatic transmission"
- Example: "a budget deficit that caused automatic spending cuts"

2. resembling the unthinking functioning of a machine;
- Example: "an automatic `thank you'"
- Example: "machinelike efficiency"
[syn: automatic, automatonlike, machinelike, robotlike, robotic]

3. without volition or conscious control;
- Example: "the automatic shrinking of the pupils of the eye in strong light"
- Example: "a reflex knee jerk"
- Example: "sneezing is reflexive"
[syn: automatic, reflex(a), reflexive]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Colt pistol \Colt pistol\ (Firearms) A self-loading or semi-automatic pistol with removable magazine in the handle holding seven cartridges. The recoil extracts and ejects the empty cartridge case, and reloads ready for another shot. Called also Browning pistol, Colt-Browning pistol, automatic pistol and automatic. [Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Automatic \Au`to*mat"ic\, Automatical \Au`to*mat"ic*al\, a. [Cf. F. automatique. See Automaton.] 1. Having an inherent power of action or motion. [1913 Webster] Nothing can be said to be automatic. --Sir H. Davy. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5] 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 [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5] Unconscious or automatic reasoning. --H. Spenser. [1913 Webster] 4. like the unthinking functioning of a machine. an automatic `thank you' Syn: automaton-like, automatonlike, machinelike, machine-like, robotlike. [WordNet 1.5] Automatic arts, such economic arts or manufacture as are carried on by self-acting machinery. --Ure. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

automatic \automatic\ n. 1. light machine gun. Syn: automatic rifle, machine rifle [WordNet 1.5] 2. a pistol that will keep firing until the ammunition is gone or the trigger is released; as, a .45 automatic. Syn: automatic pistol. [WordNet 1.5]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

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: resembling the unthinking functioning of a machine; "an automatic `thank you'"; "machinelike efficiency" [syn: automatic, automatonlike, machinelike, robotlike, robotic] 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: automatic, reflex(a), reflexive] n 1: light machine gun [syn: automatic rifle, automatic, machine rifle] 2: a pistol that will keep firing until the ammunition is gone or the trigger is released [syn: automatic pistol, automatic]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

155 Moby Thesaurus words for "automatic": accordant, accustomed, alike, automated, automatic device, automaton, automatous, balanced, beaten, blind, blowgun, blowpipe, casual, compulsive, conditioned, confirmed, consistent, consonant, constant, continuous, correspondent, cybernated, cyborg, equable, equal, even, firearm, flamethrower, flat, forced, frequent, gat, gun, gut, habitual, habituated, hackneyed, handgun, heater, homogeneous, ill-advised, ill-considered, ill-devised, immutable, impulsive, inadvertent, indeliberate, ineluctable, inescapable, inevitable, inherent, innate, instinctive, instinctual, invariable, involuntary, level, libidinal, measured, mechanical, mechanical man, methodic, monolithic, musket, natural, of a piece, ordered, orderly, peashooter, persistent, piece, pistol, prompt, quick, ready, recurrent, recurring, reflex, reflexive, regular, repeater, repetitive, revolver, rifle, robot, robotlike, rod, routine, sawed-off shotgun, self-acting, self-active, self-adjusting, self-closing, self-controlled, self-cooking, self-directed, self-directing, self-dumping, self-governed, self-governing, self-lighting, self-mover, self-operative, self-regulating, self-regulative, self-starting, self-winding, self-working, semiautomatic, shooting iron, shotgun, six-gun, six-shooter, smooth, snap, spontaneous, stable, steadfast, steady, stereotyped, subliminal, systematic, trite, unadvised, unavoidable, unbroken, uncalculated, unchangeable, unchanged, unchanging, unconscious, unconsidered, undeliberate, undeliberated, undesigned, undeviating, undifferentiated, undiversified, uniform, unintended, unintentional, unlearned, unmeditated, unpremeditated, unprompted, unruffled, unstudied, unthinking, unvaried, unvarying, unwilled, unwilling, unwitting, well-trodden, well-worn