autodetect

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

auto- +‎ detect

VerbEdit

autodetect (third-person singular simple present autodetects, present participle autodetecting, simple past and past participle autodetected)

  1. (transitive) To detect automatically.
    The computer failed to autodetect my new printer, so I had to install its software manually.

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Last modified on 16 June 2013, at 21:43