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(physiology) the automatic adjustment in focal length of the lens of the eye accommodation
mechanism that puts something into automatic action actuator
automatic signal (usually a sound) warning of danger alarm , alarum , alert , warning signal
any of the automatic rifles or semiautomatic rifles with large magazines designed for military use assault gun , assault rifle
automatic mechanical device on a record player that causes new records to be played without manual intervention auto-changer , changer , record changer
equipment used to achieve automatic control or operation automation
action, automatic or involuntary automatism
portable .30 caliber automatic rifle operated by gas pressure and fed by cartridges from a magazine; used by United States troops in World War I and in World War II and in the Korean War BAR , Browning automatic rifle
ammunition (usually of small caliber) loaded in linked belts for use in an automatic weapon belt ammunition , belted ammunition
automatic identification of living individuals by using their physiological and behavioral characteristics biometric authentication , biometric identification , identity verification
automatic double-barreled antiaircraft gun Bofors gun
United States inventor of firearms (especially automatic pistols and repeating rifles and a machine gun called the Peacemaker) (1855-1926) Browning , John M. Browning , John Moses Browning
fully automatic pistol; a small submachine gun burp gun , machine pistol
heavy automatic gun fired from an airplane cannon
light automatic rifle carbine
metal frame or container holding cartridges; can be inserted into an automatic gun cartridge clip , cartridge holder , clip , magazine
automatic data processing by electronic means without the use of tabulating cards or punched tapes EDP , electronic data processing
rapid automatic system to detect plastic explosives in passengers' luggage using X-ray technology and computers; designed for use in airports EDS , explosive detection system
automatic device that controls machines electric eye , photocell , photoelectric cell
automatic data processing in which data acquisition and other stages or processing are integrated into a coherent system IDP , integrated data processing
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