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automation

(ot″ŏ-mā′shŏn)
An automatically controlled operation of an apparatus or system by mechanical or electronic devices that take the place of human elements of observation, effort, and decision making.

laboratory automation

The use of clinical laboratory instruments that assay large numbers of samples with minimal human intervention.
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The course will be held by Derek at Automagic, Skippers Lane Industrial Estate, Middlesbrough.
I used to have a colleague, quite bright, who would describe the final process of a computer giving you what you wanted as "automagic"--cute, yes, but also wholly inaccurate.
Nulon Automagic Car Care Set: Available at a special price of INR 899, this is a perfect combination of car care products, which has been designed keeping in mind the rough road conditions throughout India.
In 1995, it bought the 120-shop Automagic chain, while in 2003 he bought Minit UK and its 200 repair shops.