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self-recording

[self-ri-kawr-ding, self-]
adjective
  1. recording automatically, as an instrument.
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Origin of self-recording

First recorded in 1870–75
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples

  • A self-recording barometer (usually an aneroid) is called a barograph.

    Meteorology

    Charles Fitzhugh Talman

  • Hence, the utility and importance of self-recording thermometers are evident.

  • Carried upon the bridge is a platform which bears a number of instruments, chief among which is a self-recording dynamometer.

  • The vane, like most other meteorological instruments, is self-recording at all important meteorological stations.

    Meteorology

    Charles Fitzhugh Talman

  • Plu′viograph, a self-recording rain-gauge; Pluviom′eter, an instrument for measuring the amount of rain that falls.