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automation


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  automation 
  n  :  a  highly  technical  implementation;  usually  involving 
  electronic  hardware;  "automation  replaces  human  workers 
  by  machines"  [syn:  {mechanization},  {mechanisation},  {high 
  technology},  {high-tech}] 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  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) 
 
 




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