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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of implementing the control of equipment with advanced technology; The state of not being manually operated or controlled.

Usage examples (29)
  • In the long term expert systems promise to enable automation of more challenging tasks.
  • automation increases productivity
  • This factory floor is a showcase for automation and robotic equipment
  • automation replaces human workers by machines for more
Tutoring comment
  • "Automation" (use of automatic or mechanical machinery to do work previously done by humans) can make our jobs easier, but we do not want to become "automatons" (robots) ourselves.
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