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automata (See automaton)

Noun

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)]

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English

Noun

automata
  1. Plural of automaton

Extensive Definition

Automata may refer to
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