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- adj. Made automatic
- adj. Done by machine.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of automate.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. accomplished by machinary without the intervention of a human operator; -- of processes.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. operated by automation
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I like the way that the word "automated" is used in the first sentence to convey an impression of no bias.
Respondents are less forthright on controversial issues and 19 performs significantly better in automated surveys than with live interviewers.
Can ` t say too much as their hunter-killers are in automated prowl mode protecting reputations (making me feel safe and be safe no doubt).
Also, since there is no interviewer to confirm the intended interview target, there is always uncertainty about who is actually being polled in automated surveys.
Making the shuttle automated is just like any aircraft avionics upgrade, it takes 3-5 years. they did what???
When they call the automated help line, they get more frustrated.
In this instance (Spammer re-posts captcha on porn site in near real time, unwitting user enters it, transmits back to the actual site) the only thing automated is the process of scraping the captcha, posting it, and transmitting the answer.
Although dMarc was a pioneer in automated radio ad sales, the company still employed human beings to explain the dMarc system to prospective customers and tutor those who signed up.
In shock, she called the automated food stamp line, which confirmed that $888 had just been placed in her account.
When the Vancouver Stock Exchange brought in automated trading, for example, it was able to cut costs.