autonomous autonomous  /ɔ ˈtɑ nə məs/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) existing as an independent entity
  2. (adj) (of persons) free from external control and constraint in e.g. action and judgment
  3. (adj) (of political bodies) not controlled by outside forces

Usage(s):

  • There are questions being asked about the autonomous status of the so-called deemed universities.

News

  1. Feds Say Autonomous Cars Must Be Regulated - But They Have Clue How To Even Approach It

    With everyone from Audi to Google to Volvo developing autonomous vehicles, the federal government is cautiously getting behind the wheel to regulate how self-driving cars should be operated and legislated.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Auto Spies

  2. Feds Say Autonomous Must Be Regulated - But They Have Clue How To Even Approach It

    With everyone from Audi to Google to Volvo developing autonomous vehicles, the federal government is cautiously getting behind the wheel to regulate how self-driving cars should be operated and legislated.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Auto Spies

  3. Autonomous AI cars bring racing video game to life at WWDC

    Anki Drive is a racing video game brought to life with autonomous AI cars, but the company says this is just the start.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: ExtremeTech

Quotes

  1. "Any ancient deeply rooted autonomous culture, especially if it is spread on a wide part of the earth's surface, constitutes an autonomous world, full of riddles and surprises to Western thinking," Solzhenitsyn said in his speech. "For one...
    on Aug 3, 2008 By: Alexander Solzhenitsyn Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. Shelby said putting an autonomous consumer finance regulator within the Fed would be like "moving the Department of Agriculture to the Pentagon and housing it over there and yet be autonomous." "I don't see why that accomplishes much."
    on Mar 2, 2010 By: Richard Shelby Source: New York Times

  3. "The federal receivership has become its own autonomous government operating outside the normal checks and balances of state and federal law," Brown said in a statement. "Already, California is spending almost $14,000 per inmate for health...
    on Mar 24, 2009 By: Jerry Brown Source: FOXNews

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