recording automatically, as an instrument.
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How to use self-recording in a sentence
Plu′viograph, a self-recording rain-gauge; Pluviom′eter, an instrument for measuring the amount of rain that falls.
Carried upon the bridge is a platform which bears a number of instruments, chief among which is a self-recording dynamometer.The Romance of War Inventions | Thomas W. Corbin
They are often made, too, with self-recording appliances, whereby the course of the test is set down automatically upon a chart.Marvels of Scientific Invention | Thomas W. Corbin
Thus the barometer is rendered self-recording, by night or day, for a week or more; hence the great value of the instrument.A Treatise on Meteorological Instruments | Henry Negretti
A self-recording barometer (usually an aneroid) is called a barograph.Meteorology | Charles Fitzhugh Talman