What does the word automatic mean?

Usage examples for automatic

  1. For it was an essential part of the Gospel according to St. Marx that the revolution, if it ever came, would come peacefully, inevitably, with the people raising their little finger, through the mere automatic pressure of economic concentration. – German Problems and Personalities by Charles Sarolea
  2. " Ah, forget your old automatic habits for once," says I. " This dinner is on the house, you know, so why not make it a reg'lar one? – Torchy and Vee by Sewell Ford
  3. I have a German automatic I can let you have, but I wish you'd bring it back as soon as possible. – Time and Time Again by Henry Beam Piper