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automation Explained

automation at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

[ɔtə'meıʃən]

automation at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n [U] [Date: 1900-2000; Origin: automatic]// the use of computers and machines instead of people to do a job// automated//

automation at German => English Of Explained:

automation

automation at German => English Of Explained:

automation

automation at German => English Of Explained:

automation

automation at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:

Term coined about 1946 by a Ford Motor Co. engineer, used to describe a wide variety of systems in which there is a significant substitution of mechanical, electrical, or computerized action for human effort and intelligence. In general usage, automation can be defined as a technology concerned with performing a process by means of programmed commands combined with automatic feedback control (see control system) to ensure proper execution of the instructions. The resulting system is capable of operating without human intervention.

Automation at German => English Of Explained:

Automation [autoːmatsiːoːn]nsf
automation

automation at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

automation at English => English (Computer) Of Explained:

прен. (ВЛЕКА след себе си, свързан съм с) entail; cause
едно нещастие влече след себе си друго (o.'s) misfortunes never come singly
влече наказание be punishable
ВЛЕКА последици carry serious consequences
3. (привличам) attract, draw
4. (отнасям-за течение, вода) carry (along), drift
5. (водя насила), drag (s.o.) along
ВЛЕКАce trai

automation at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

automation
n 1: the act of implementing the control of equipment with
advanced technology; usually involving electronic
hardware; "automation replaces human workers by
machines" [syn: {mechanization}, {mechanisation}]
2: the condition of being automatically operated or controlled;
"automation increases productivity"
3: equipment used to achieve automatic control or operation;
"this factory floor is a showcase for automation and
robotic equipment"

automation at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Etymology

From automatic (coined by a Ford Motor Company leader in the 40s)

Noun

Inter: wikipedi » a
Inter: en-noun » -
  • The act or process of converting the controlling of a machine or device to a more automatic system, such as computer or electronic controls.
    1. 2012 October 23, David Leonhardt, "[http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/24/us/politics/race-for-president-leaves-income-slump-in-shadows.html?_r=1&hp]," New York Times (retrieved 24 October 2012):
    2. : The presidential campaign has been more focused on Bain Capital and an “apology tour” than on the challenges created by globalization and automation.

      Related terms

      * automat

  • automatic
  • automatization
  • automatize
  • automaton

    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » converting the controlling of a machine to an automatic system
  • Albanian: Inter: t+ » sq|automatizim
  • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|автоматизация|f|tr=avtomatizácija|sc=Cyrl
  • Catalan: Inter: t- » ca|automatització|f
  • Chinese:
  • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|自動化|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|自动化|tr=zìdònghuà|sc=Hani
  • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|automatizace|f
  • Dutch: automatisering
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|automatisation, Inter: t+ » fr|robotisation
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|Automatisierung|f

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Hungarian: Inter: t- » hu|automatizálás
    • Japanese: Inter: t- » ja|自動化|tr=じどうか, jidōka|sc=Jpan, Inter: t+ » ja|オートメーション|tr=ōtomēshon|sc=Jpan, Inter: t- » ja|オートメ化|tr=ōtome-ka|sc=Jpan
    • Khmer: Inter: t- » km|ស្វ័យប្រវត្តិកម្ម|tr=svai pror vaut kam|sc=Khmr
    • Polish: Inter: t- » pl|automatyzacja
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|автоматизация|f|tr=avtomatizácija|sc=Cyrl
    • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|automatización
    • Swedish: Inter: t- » sv|automation|c


    Inter: trans-botto » m

    Swedish

    Noun

    Inter: sv-noun » g=c
  • automation

    Declension

    Inter: sv-noun-unc-irreg-c » 2=automationen

    Synonyms

    * automatisering
    • robotisering


    Translation: ar » automation
    Translation: et » automation
    Translation: fr » automation
    Translation: ko » automation
    Translation: kn » automation
    Translation: lt » automation
    Translation: hu » automation
    Translation: mg » automation
    Translation: my » automation
    Translation: pl » automation
    Translation: pt » automation
    Translation: ta » automation
    Translation: tr » automation
    Translation: vi » automation
    Translation: zh » automation