automation

1 definition found

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

automation

noun

1: the act of implementing the control of equipment with advanced technology; usually involving electronic hardware; "automation replaces human workers by machines" [syn: {automation}, {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"


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