Meaning of automation
Pronunciation: (ô"tu-mā'shun), [key]
- the technique, method, or system of operating or controlling a process by highly automatic means, as by electronic devices, reducing human intervention to a minimum.
- a mechanical device, operated electronically, that functions automatically, without continuous input from an operator.
- act or process of automating.
- the state of being automated.
- automation (Thesaurus)