Self-adjusting
Self-adjusting Self`-ad*just"ing, a. (Mach.) Capable of assuming a desired position or condition with relation to other parts, under varying circumstances, without requiring to be adjusted by hand; -- said of a piece in machinery. [1913 Webster]

{Self-adjusting bearing} (Shafting), a bearing which is supported in such a manner that it may tip to accomodate flexure or displacement of the shaft. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • self-adjusting — adjective (chiefly of machinery) adjusting itself to meet varying requirements. Derivatives self adjustment noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • self-adjusting — /sɛlf əˈdʒʌstɪŋ/ (say self uh justing) adjective capable of adjusting itself, or automatically returning to an original position, as a machine …   Australian English dictionary

  • self-adjusting — adj. (of machinery etc.) adjusting itself. Derivatives: self adjustment n …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-adjusting — adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • self adjusting — adj. able of reaching a desired position or condition with relation to other parts under changing conditions without the necessity to be manually adjusted …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • Self-adjusting bearing — Self adjusting Self ad*just ing, a. (Mach.) Capable of assuming a desired position or condition with relation to other parts, under varying circumstances, without requiring to be adjusted by hand; said of a piece in machinery. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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