Self-moving
Self-moving Self`-mov"ing, a. Moving by inherent power, without the aid of external impulse. [1913 Webster]

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  • self-moving — [self′mo͞o′viŋ] adj. moving or able to move under its own power, or of itself …   English World dictionary

  • self-moving — self movement, n. self mover, n. /self mooh ving, self /, adj. capable of moving without an external agency. [1575 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • self-moving — self mobile, moves by itself …   English contemporary dictionary

  • self-moving — adjective designed to activate or move or regulate itself a self activating sprinkler system • Syn: ↑self acting, ↑self activating, ↑self regulating • Similar to: ↑automatic * * * ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjectiv …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-moving — /sɛlf ˈmuvɪŋ/ (say self moohving) adjective moving of itself, without external agency …   Australian English dictionary

  • self-acting self-activating self-moving self-regulating — Automatic Au to*mat ic, Automatical Au to*mat ic*al, a. [Cf. F. automatique. See {Automaton}.] 1. Having an inherent power of action or motion. [1913 Webster] Nothing can be said to be automatic. Sir H. Davy. [1913 Webster] 2. Pertaining to, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • self-locking — Automatic Au to*mat ic, Automatical Au to*mat ic*al, a. [Cf. F. automatique. See {Automaton}.] 1. Having an inherent power of action or motion. [1913 Webster] Nothing can be said to be automatic. Sir H. Davy. [1913 Webster] 2. Pertaining to, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • self-winding — Automatic Au to*mat ic, Automatical Au to*mat ic*al, a. [Cf. F. automatique. See {Automaton}.] 1. Having an inherent power of action or motion. [1913 Webster] Nothing can be said to be automatic. Sir H. Davy. [1913 Webster] 2. Pertaining to, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • self-acting — adj automatic, automated, self moving, self propelling, self propelled, self directing, automotive …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • self-activating — adjective designed to activate or move or regulate itself a self activating sprinkler system • Syn: ↑self acting, ↑self moving, ↑self regulating • Similar to: ↑automatic …   Useful english dictionary

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