The use of largely automatic equipment in a system of manufacturing or other production process: unemployment due to the spread of automation the automation of office tasks
More example sentences
- Only automation can help keep manufacturing in the UK, and that will not do much for bulk jobs when the upturn resumes.
- Makers of hand-held computers and office automation equipment are buying the chips, he said.
- It is not just that automation makes these tasks cheaper or faster, but that it makes them possible at all.
Definition of automation in:
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