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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Partially automatic.
  • adj. Of a firearm that automatically ejects a shell and loads the next one, but requires the trigger to be squeezed for each shot; autoloading.
  • n. A semi-automatic firearm, especially such a pistol.
  • n. A semi-automatic transmission

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Partly automatic: used in describing many machines for the manufacture of duplicate articles in which the will and action of the human attendant is brought into play in the process.

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