Definition of auto-search in English:

auto-search

noun

  • 1Television Radio
    Radio and Television. A facility by which a receiver or tuner can automatically scan a range of frequencies or channels and locate ones at which there is a strong signal.

  • 2A facility by which a tape machine or disc player can automatically locate a desired portion of a recording.

  • 3Computing
    Computing. A program that performs a search automatically; a search carried out by such a program.

Origin

1940s. From auto- + search.

Pronunciation

auto-search

/ˈɔːtəʊsəːtʃ/