Browse Definitions :
Definition

automagically

Contributor(s): Julia Lloyd

Automagically is a term used when the user either doesn't want to go into the technical details of something or doesn't know the details but does know what the end result has to be. The term is sometimes used in planning and design discussions and trade show demonstrations. For example, one might say:

"Our new CD-ROM will put a handy button on your computer desktop automagically. You won't even have to think about it."

The term is a playful variation of automatically .

This was last updated in October 2006

Start the conversation

Send me notifications when other members comment.

Please create a username to comment.

-ADS BY GOOGLE

File Extensions and File Formats

SearchCompliance

SearchSecurity

  • computer worm

    A computer worm is a type of malicious software program whose primary function is to infect other computers while remaining ...

  • Single Sign-On (SSO)

    Single sign-on (SSO) is a session and user authentication service that permits a user to use one set of login credentials (e.g., ...

  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)

    Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) is a certification issued by ISACA to people in charge of ensuring that an ...

SearchHealthIT

SearchDisasterRecovery

  • business continuity plan (BCP)

    A business continuity plan (BCP) is a document that consists of the critical information an organization needs to continue ...

  • disaster recovery team

    A disaster recovery team is a group of individuals focused on planning, implementing, maintaining, auditing and testing an ...

  • cloud insurance

    Cloud insurance is any type of financial or data protection obtained by a cloud service provider. 

SearchStorage

Close