Examples from the Web for self-closing
It is part of the city regulations that all connections of this kind be self-closing.Convenient Houses|Louis Henry Gibson
The door to the operating room should open outward and be self-closing.
He is made of self-closing jelly, and when you take the knife out the gap shuts up again.The Greater Power|Harold Bindloss
Air brakes and self-opening and self-closing doors on cars are operated by means of compression pumps.General Science|Bertha M. Clark
It must be located in loft above scenery, and be installed in a suitable iron box with a tight, self-closing door.
Word Origin and History for self-closing
late 14c., "act of closing; that which closes," verbal noun from close (v.).
Culture definitions for self-closing
Usually applied to real estate transactions, it refers to delivery of the deed of ownership from the owner to the buyer in return for full payment.