automatic device



  • A device which does not require intervention, human or otherwise. It may have self-acting and/or self-regulating mechanisms, and utilize an autonomous information processing system. automatic dialer A device which automatically dials telephone numbers. Such numbers may be manually or automatically programmed into memory, and may be dialed when pressing a short code, or at a pre-programmed time. Also called automatic dialing unit, dialer, or telephone dialer.