Automatic Pilot Definition

A navigation mechanism, as on an aircraft, that automatically maintains a preset course.
American Heritage
A gyroscopic instrument that automatically keeps an aircraft, missile, etc. to a predetermined course and attitude.
Webster's New World
A state of mind in which one acts without deliberate effort or self-awareness.
American Heritage
A way of acting that involves habit and little or no thought or concentration.
A bedtime routine performed largely on automatic pilot.
Webster's New World

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