What does autopilot mean?

Definitions for autopilot
ˈɔ toʊˌpaɪ lətau·topi·lot

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word autopilot.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. automatic pilot, autopilot(noun)

    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"; "she talked and he dozed and my mind went on autopilot"

  2. autopilot, automatic pilot, robot pilot(noun)

    a navigational device that automatically keeps ships or planes or spacecraft on a steady course

Wiktionary

  1. autopilot(Noun)

    A mechanical, electrical, or hydraulic system used to guide a vehicle without assistance from a human being.

    I set the autopilot to due south, so I could get some rest.

  2. autopilot(Noun)

    A state of mind where one no longer thinks about doing his actions, he just does them seemingly as a second nature

    I've been doing this 12 hours non-stop, and am so hungry and tired that I've stopped thinking, I'm now on autopilot.

  3. autopilot(Verb)

    To pilot itself; to drive or travel automatically.

Freebase

  1. Autopilot

    An autopilot is a system used to guide a vehicle without assistance from a person. Autopilots are used in aircraft, boats, space craft, missiles, and others.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of autopilot in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of autopilot in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Tom Roseen:

    Either they've gotten smarter or they're just on autopilot.

  2. Domenico Savarese:

    Could a manufacturer become liable if a distracted driver causes an accident while relying on autopilot? It's too early to tell.

  3. Amy Artuso:

    We want parents to always look before they lock, many parents who have lived this nightmare have said their mind was on autopilot.

  4. Randal Quarles:

    I think that one of the main issues with CRA is that it has become formulaic over the years, i'd like to take CRA off of autopilot mode.

  5. Melanie Nezer:

    This is totally within the realm of what the current system on autopilot could do. This is not time for autopilot. This is time to really ramp things up.

Images & Illustrations of autopilot

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