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automation

Automatic, as opposed to human, operation or control of a process, equipment or a system; or the techniques and equipment used to achieve this. Most often applied to computer (or at least electronic) control of a manufacturing process.

See also design automation, office automation, manularity, Manufacturing Automation Protocol, PEARL, QBE.

(1994-10-21)

 


Nearby terms: Automatic Repeat Request Automatic Send Receive Automatic Sequence Controlled Calculator automation Automatische Rechenplanfertigung automaton Automatrix, Inc.
 

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