1. [ noun ] (psychology) a cognitive state in which you act without self-awareness
Synonyms: automatic_pilot

"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"

Related terms: unconsciousness
2. [ noun ] a navigational device that automatically keeps ships or planes or spacecraft on a steady course
Synonyms: robot_pilot automatic_pilot
Related terms: device inertial_guidance_system
Similar spelling:   autoplasty