But the term "automatic" has never necesarily been the defifinition for a fully automatic weapon that can unload all its rounds to a single pull of the trigger. It applies to other aspects as well, i.e. the auto eject of some revolvers as early as the 1800's. These are manufacture descriptions more so than slang. Just sayin. Oh, and Terms and Phrases That Irritate Me, "Just sayin" Aaah doesn't bother me that much.