autotarget etymology

English word autotarget comes from English target, English auto-

Detailed word origin of autotarget

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
target English (eng) (transitive) To aim something, especially a weapon, at (a target).. (transitive, computing) To produce code suitable for.. (transitive, figuratively) To aim for as an audience or demographic. (Scotland, obsolete) A shred; a tatter.. (Scotland, obsolete) A tassel or pendant.. (UK, dated) A thin cut; a slice; specifically, of lamb, a piece consisting of the neck and breast joints.. (cricket) [...]
auto- English (eng) (from automatic) automatic. (from automobile) relating to cars or the driving of cars. Regarding oneself.
autotarget English (eng) To target (a weapon) automatically.

Words with the same origin as autotarget

Descendants of auto-
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