Origin of cleaning
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Examples from the Web for self-cleaning
The carbons are large and are separated by a special compound intended to assist the self-cleaning feature.
In this the carbon blocks are cylindrical in form and specially treated to make them "self-cleaning."
They are all subjected to maintenance cycles, clean sources of energy, self-cleaning mechanisms, diagnostic routines.The Civilization of Illiteracy
It is self-cleaning and is easily adjusted by means of a handle on one side of the machine.Illustrated Catalogue of Cotton Machinery
Howard & Bullough American Machine Company, Ltd.
A city's soot kills elms, they say; only plane trees, self-scaling and self-cleaning, live and grow and survive.A Tramp's Notebook
- (of an oven, filter, etc) having a mechanism to clean itself