adjective Date: circa 1925 self-correcting

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  • self-corrective — See self correcting. * * * …   Universalium

  • self-corrective — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective : self correcting …   Useful english dictionary

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  • self-correcting — self correction, n. /self keuh rek ting, self /, adj. automatically adjusting to or correcting mistakes, malfunctions, etc.: a self correcting mechanism. Also, self corrective. [1935 40] * * * …   Universalium

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