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Overview of noun automatic

The noun automatic has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. automatic rifle, automatic, machine rifle

(light machine gun)

2. automatic pistol, automatic

(a pistol that will keep firing until the ammunition is gone or the trigger is released)


Overview of adj automatic

The adj automatic has 3 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (7) automatic

(operating with minimal human intervention; independent of external control; "automatic transmission"; "a budget deficit that caused automatic spending cuts")

2. (5) automatic, automatonlike, machinelike, robotlike, robotic

(resembling the unthinking functioning of a machine; "an automatic `thank you'"; "machinelike efficiency")

3. (1) automatic, reflex, reflexive

(without volition or conscious control; "the automatic shrinking of the pupils of the eye in strong light"; "a reflex knee jerk"; "sneezing is reflexive")

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