automatically adjusting to or correcting mistakes, malfunctions, etc.: a self-correcting mechanism.
- self-cor·rec·tion, noun
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How to use self-correcting in a sentence
The story of Gliese 581g highlights how hard exoplanet-hunting is, and how science at its best is self-correcting.
At least since the last world war, most of the developed world has lived with the idea that popular suffrage is self-correcting.
But this self-correcting motive was presently displaced by a motive of a different sort.Felix Holt, The Radical | George Eliot
This is a system of six compound-bars self-correcting for temperature.
"Miss Cora Dares," Pauline continued, with a self-correcting precision.The Adventures of a Widow | Edgar Fawcett
British Dictionary definitions for self-correcting
capable of correcting itself without external aid
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