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- n. A mechanical transmission which shifts gears automatically in response to speed and/or load, rather than requiring the operator to do so manually; an automatic gearbox.
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- n. a transmission that automatically changes the gears according to the speed of the car
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Travis pushed the accelerator to the floor and the Impala’s engine hesitated, then roared as the automatic transmission dropped into passing gear.