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automatic pilot

noun

Definition of AUTOMATIC PILOT

1
:  autopilot 1
2
:  a state or condition in which activity or behavior is regulated automatically in a predetermined or instinctive manner <doing his job on automatic pilot>

First Known Use of AUTOMATIC PILOT

1915

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