automated
automated automated adj. 1. 1 accomplished by machinary without the intervention of a human operator; -- of processes. Development of the automated sequence analyzer made practical a project to sequence the human genome.

Syn: machine-controlled, machine-driven. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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