Meaning of AUTOMATON in English

AUTOMATON

noun

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

As though I did not exist; as though it were an automaton who cleared brambles and counted magpies.

He took my hand and led me away from the automaton .

I was what the materialists declared a human to be, an automaton .

It was the mechanical accuracy of an automaton .

Rising slowly like an automaton , she made her way over to the counter and picked up the receiver.

Servants were not allowed to have eyes that were alive, that spoke of a person and not an automaton .

The automaton no longer looked so innocent.

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