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from The Century Dictionary.

  • Partly automatic: used in describing many machines for the manufacture of duplicate articles in which the will and action of the human attendant is brought into play in the process.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Partially automatic.
  • adjective Of a firearm that automatically ejects a shell and loads the next one, but requires the trigger to be squeezed for each shot; autoloading.
  • noun weaponry A semi-automatic firearm, especially such a pistol.
  • noun automotive A semi-automatic transmission


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