Meaning of AUTOMATON in English

AUTOMATON

transcription, транскрипция: [ ɔ:ˈtɔmətən ]

n. (pl. automata or automatons) 1 a piece of mechanism with concealed motive power. 2 a person who behaves mechanically, like an automaton. [L f. Gk, neut. of automatos acting of itself: see AUTO-]

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