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automatic

 [aw″to-mat´ik]
spontaneous; done involuntarily; self-regulating.

automatic

/au·to·mat·ic/ (aw″to-mat´ik)
1. spontaneous or involuntary; done by no act of the will.
2. self-moving; self-regulating.

automatic

(ot″ŏ-mat′ik) [Gr. automatos, self-acting]
Spontaneous; involuntary.
automatically (-mat′i-k(ă-)lē)

automatic

spontaneous; done involuntarily; self-regulating.

automatic film processors
radiographs can be processed by machine at higher temperatures to give shorter processing times and requiring less labor.
automatic sexing
circumstances in which identification or separation of the sexes occurs automatically, e.g. by the occurrence of breeds of fowl that indicate their sex by the color pattern of their feathers, or by a genetically engineered lethal gene in a sex chromosome. Called also autosexing.
automatic takeoff
a device for sensing the end of milk flow in the milking machine which then shuts off the milking vacuum and takes the milking unit from the cow's udder.
automatic ventilator
a small, simple machine used for small animal anesthesia; fits any continuous flow anesthetic apparatus.

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Q. My friend told me that following a vegetarian diet will help to lose weight automatically? Is that so? My friend told me that following a vegetarian diet will help to lose weight automatically? Is that so?

A. No necessarily. Your body will be in shock for a bit from the switch over. I think eating natural and unprocessed foods cause the major decline in weight since its all natural.

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