Daily Prompt: Bookworms

Daily Prompt: Bookworms.

au·to·mat·ic  t-mtk)

adj.

1.

a. Acting or operating in a manner essentially independent of external influence or control: an automatic light switch; a budget deficit that triggered automatic spending cuts.
b. Self-regulating: an automatic washing machine.
2.

a. Acting or done without volition or conscious control; involuntary: automatic shrinking of the pupils of the eyes in strong light.See Synonyms at spontaneous.
b. Acting or done as if by machine; mechanical: an automatic reply to a familiar question.
3.

a. Capable of firing continuously until ammunition is exhausted or the trigger is released: an automatic rifle.
b. Semiautomatic: an automatic pistol.
n.

1. An automatic machine or device.
2.

a. An automatic firearm.
b. A semiautomatic firearm.
3. A transmission or a motor vehicle with an automatic gear-shifting mechanism.
4. Football See audible.

Idiom:

on automatic

Functioning by or as if by automatic machine or device.

[From Greek automatos : auto-auto- + -matoswilling; see men-1 in Indo-European roots.]
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