AUTOMATIC in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of AUTOMATIC
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automatic
 a.  mechanized; operating with minimal human intervention; independent of external control
Example Sentence: (46 in 4 pages)
1  For most of us breathing is automatic.
2  Israel offers automatic citizenship to all Jews who want it, whatever colour they are and whichever language they speak.
3  She set the camera on automatic.
4  Switch the camera into the automatic mode.
5  Eddie slipped the safety catch on his automatic back into place.
6  The movements of machines are completely automatic, you only need to start and stop the machines.
7  The heating system has an automatic temperature control.
8  Any employee who is sacked has an automatic right to appeal.
9  Another caution will result in his automatic suspension from the final.
10  A boy who has good manners stands up in an automatic movement when a lady enters the room.
11  They shot him at point blank range with an automatic rifle.
12  These automatic cameras have a special focusing mechanism.
13  There were several bursts of automatic fire.
14  Many automatic drying machines remove excess moisture from clothing by centrifugal force.
15  They shift in snappy fashion in automatic mode, and they also have manual modes as backup.
Classic Sentence: (20 in 2 pages)
1  "I think you are vile and mercenary," said Scarlett, but her remark was automatic.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
2  They are pioneers, these sweaty wayfarers, for all their telephones and bank-accounts and automatic pianos and co-operative leagues.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
3  They sat at a teak and marble table eating Eggs Fooyung, and listened to a brassy automatic piano, and were altogether cosmopolitan.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
4  Kennicott was automatic; he was the official, the physician.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
5  The Cooperative Commonwealth is a universal automatic insurance company and savings bank for all its members.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 31
6  Directly he was working at his weapon like an automatic affair.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 5
7  No, he was Mester Ashby, a sort of automatic preaching and praying concern.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 2
8  I must confess that my satisfaction with my first theories of an automatic civilization and a decadent humanity did not long endure.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In V
9  In prison he had suffered his beard to grow; his head fell on his shoulder, his legs bent beneath him, and his movements were apparently automatic and unconscious.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 35. La Mazzolata.
10  The automatic quality of Gatsby's answer set us all back at least another minute.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 5
11  Now, an automatic process has led to that affair bringing about the discovery of other matters.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER IV
12  "Of course I will," Scarlett said automatically.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
13  Hastily she began her decade, telling off the beads automatically but with a depth of emotion in her voice that caused Mammy to open her eyes and shoot a searching glance at her.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
14  She looked in the mirror and automatically pushed up loose strands of hair but she did not see her own reflection.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
15  As they dashed down the street and bumped over the railroad tracks, Rhett applied the whip automatically.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII