AskDefine | Define automata

Dictionary Definition

automata (See automaton)


1 someone who acts or responds in a mechanical or apathetic way; "only an automaton wouldn't have noticed" [syn: zombi, zombie]
2 a mechanism that can move automatically [syn: robot, golem] [also: automata (pl)]

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. Plural of automaton

Extensive Definition

Automata may refer to
Privacy Policy, About Us, Terms and Conditions, Contact Us
Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2
Material from Wikipedia, Wiktionary, Dict
Valid HTML 4.01 Strict, Valid CSS Level 2.1