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Noun: automatic pilot  ,o-tu'ma-tik 'pI-lut
  1. A cognitive state in which you act without self-awareness
    "she went about her chores on automatic pilot"; "too much of the writing seems to have been done on automatic pilot";
    - autopilot
  2. A navigational device that automatically keeps ships, planes or spacecraft on a steady course
    - autopilot, robot pilot

Derived forms: automatic pilots

Type of: device, unconsciousness

Encyclopedia: Automatic pilot