Dictionary.com

self-correcting

or self-cor·rec·tive

[ self-kuh-rek-ting, self- ]
/ ˈsɛlf kəˈrɛk tɪŋ, ˌsɛlf- /
Save This Word!

adjective
automatically adjusting to or correcting mistakes, malfunctions, etc.: a self-correcting mechanism.
QUIZ
SHALL WE PLAY A "SHALL" VS. "SHOULD" CHALLENGE?
Should you take this quiz on “shall” versus “should”? It should prove to be a quick challenge!
Question 1 of 6
Which form is used to state an obligation or duty someone has?

Origin of self-correcting

First recorded in 1935–40

OTHER WORDS FROM self-correcting

self-cor·rec·tion, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use self-correcting in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for self-correcting

self-correcting

adjective
capable of correcting itself without external aid
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK