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automatic transmission

noun
1.
an automotive transmission requiring either very little or no manual shifting of gears.
Also called automatic, automatic drive.
Origin of automatic transmission
1945-1950
1945-50
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British Dictionary definitions for automatic transmission

automatic transmission

noun
1.
a transmission system in a motor vehicle, usually incorporating a fluid clutch, in which the gears change automatically
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