[ self-rej-uh-ster-ing, -string, self- ]

  1. registering automatically, as an instrument; self-recording.

Origin of self-registering

First recorded in 1830–40

Other words from self-registering

  • self-reg·is·tra·tion, noun

Words Nearby self-registering Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use self-registering in a sentence

  • Kim clicked round the self-registering turnstile; the old man followed and halted amazed.

    Kim | Rudyard Kipling
  • So does the stone Bodhisat sit who looks down upon the patent self-registering turnstiles of the Lahore Museum.

    Kim | Rudyard Kipling
  • The self-registering thermometer at the top of Mr. Ablewhite's bald head began to indicate a rise of temper.

    The Moonstone | Wilkie Collins
  • The mercurial barometer can be made self-registering by concentrating Barographs.

  • Figure 48 shows a barograph or self-registering barometer which automatically registers air pressure.

    General Science | Bertha M. Clark