self-correcting

or self-cor·rec·tive

[ self-kuh-rek-ting, self- ]
/ ˈsɛlf kəˈrɛk tɪŋ, ˌsɛlf- /
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adjective

automatically adjusting to or correcting mistakes, malfunctions, etc.: a self-correcting mechanism.

Origin of self-correcting

First recorded in 1935–40
Related formsself-cor·rec·tion, noun
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self-correcting


adjective

capable of correcting itself without external aid
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