adj.— «Ultimately, the automatic and manual survived as the two mainstays. Now we have the modern “manumatic,” a term meaning that you can use the console-mounted shift lever in both the normal PRNDL (Park, Reverse, Neutral, Drive and Low—or sometimes D4, D3 or D2, etc.) configurations and slap the thing sideways to turn it into a Ricky Racer type gearbox that lets you shift manually (if clutchlessly) into any number of forward gears.» —“Nuts And Jolts” by Michael Taylor San Francisco Chronicle (California) July 7, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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