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  • Info An automaton (plural: automata or automatons) is a self-operating machine.
  • We thus see what a perfect automaton the human body may become. Cited from Complete Hypnotism, Mesmerism, Mind-Reading and Spritualism, A. Alpheus
  • He was too much of a human being and too little of a social automaton. Cited from Sylvia's Marriage, by Upton Sinclair
  • For hours he would seem to go about his duties as an automaton. Cited from The Covered Wagon, by Emerson Hough
  • These automatons, whose only business in life seems to be to look after pretty women and themselves? Cited from Lazy Thoughts of a Lazy Girl, by Jenny Wren
  • She was an automaton in his hands, and he could have done anything with her. Cited from The Chums of Scranton High Out for the Pennant, by Donald Ferguson
  • Then certainly no one who had looked at her face would have taken it for an automaton. Cited from Hills of the Shatemuc, by Susan Warner
  • When the boat reached land he got out like an automaton. Cited from A Man and His Money, by Frederic Stewart Isham
  • The Automaton was almost upon him when he raised his arm and fired. Cited from The Master Mystery, by Arthur B. Reeve and John W. Grey
  • I wish to God there were more automata in the world like you. Cited from Thomas Henry Huxley Vol. 2, by Leonard Huxley
  • She was taking slow, regular steps like an automaton, and looking straight before her. Cited from Men, Women, and Ghosts, by Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
  • For example, the following questions are studied about a given type of automata.
  • Here in London it seems to me that we live the life of automatons. Cited from The Malefactor, by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • He continued his work on formal language theory and automata through the 1970s.
  • Once or twice he opened and shut his eyes like an automaton. Cited from Gallantry, by James Branch Cabell
  • Each model in automata theory plays important roles in several applied areas.
  • Her will had been taken from her, and she was an automaton. Cited from The Magician, by Somerset Maugham
  • In playing, the automaton always made choice of the first move and the white pieces. Cited from Perley's Reminiscences, Vol. 1-2, by Benjamin Perley Poore
  • Instead, the daughter automaton is left to complete its own development.
  • Henry also comes up with new ways to fight the automatons.
  • At each instance in time of some run, the automaton is in one of its states.
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Words starting with automaton

Meaning of automaton

  • noun Someone who acts or responds in a mechanical or apathetic way
    only an automaton wouldn't have noticed
  • noun A mechanism that can move automatically