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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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The minister said the Standing Committee on interior has also recommended for not imposing ban on issuance of licenses for automatic weapons but it could not be honored.
Automatic-enrollment contribution percentages: To avoid the tests, the PPA '06 requires that the automatic contributions, stated as a percent of an employee's compensation, fall within a specified range.
The new automatic molding line will speed up production to bring in more high volume work, and the squeezer lines will stay to help the customers who need a method that is cost effective.
Complete turnkey systems include automatic product handling, surface pretreatment, and ink curing.
In front-transverse applications, when compared to the familiar automatic 4-speed multi-ratio transmissions traditionally used in this sector, CVT units achieve fuel economy benefits of up to 10% and a 5% to 9% improvement compared with the 5-speed automatic.
The automatic fuel surcharge idea originated during a National Defense Transportation Association committee meeting in New Orleans, in August.
This engine will be mated to a four-speed automatic transmission.
Domestic and foreign manufacturers offer semi-automatic--only variations of assault rifles, submachine guns, and other automatic firearms for civilian sale in the United States.
NEC was the first to produce an award-winning fully automatic projector last year and we've improved upon previous models by reducing the new NP projectors size and weight by 20%," said Keith Yanke, senior product marketing manager, NEC Corporation of America, Visual Systems Division.
In a press release issued here, the DC said that people holding licenses of automatic weapons of prohibited bore should replace these weapons by non-automatic weapons from certified arms dealers or manufacturers.
The New Age XUV500 is the only SUV in its class to offer a 2nd generation, 6-speed automatic transmission with AWD as an option.

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