self-acting

[ self-ak-ting ]
/ ˈsɛlfˈæk tɪŋ /

adjective

acting by itself; automatic.

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Origin of self-acting

First recorded in 1670–80

OTHER WORDS FROM self-acting

self-ac·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for self-acting

self-acting

adjective

not requiring an external influence or control to function; automatic

Derived forms of self-acting

self-action, noun
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