What does autopilot mean?

autopilot meaning in General Dictionary

a computer device that instantly keeps vessels or planes or spacecraft on a reliable program

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  • a cognitive condition in which you operate without self-awareness
  • a navigational product that immediately keeps boats or airplanes or spacecraft on a reliable course

autopilot meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1935, from auto- + pilot (letter.).

autopilot - German to English

automatic pilot

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Sentence Examples with the word autopilot

Lana's body went on autopilot as her mind returned to her fall from the helo.

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