Examples from the Web for automation
Heroin blocks this automation so that when you fall asleep, you stop breathing.
Beyond doubt, the steady advance of automation on airplane flight decks has greatly helped to reduce accidents.
Automation or not, Leoh thought smilingly, there were certain human values that transcended mere efficiency.The Dueling Machine|Benjamin William Bova
We must modernize our unemployment insurance and establish a high-level commission on automation.
Automation, the second industrial revolution, has eliminated for all practical purposes the need for their labor.Mercenary|Dallas McCord Reynolds
Strong emphasis was placed on the introduction of automation in both production and management processes.Area Handbook for Bulgaria|Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
Automation rationalized away the literate component of many activities.The Civilization of Illiteracy|Mihai Nadin
British Dictionary definitions for automation
Word Origin and History for automation
1948, in the manufacturing sense, coined by Ford Motor Co. Vice President Delmar S. Harder, from automatic + -ion. Earlier (1838) was automatism, which meant "quality of being automatic" in the classical sense.