Hello, I canít grasp the meaning. In Hornby thereís only to win a game by default. I googled it only to find itís mostly used in law and computing. Where could I find more, at least a few, examples of its usage? Do you happen to know the links? This a phrase from those provided by Google. If Time Machine is on by default, how will the user know itís running? Thanks.
a: a selection made usually automatically or without active consideration due to lack of a viable alternative <remained the club's president by default> b: a selection automatically used by a computer program in the absence of a choice made by the user
- in default of: in the absence of