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


registering automatically, as an instrument; self-recording.

Origin of self-registering

First recorded in 1830–40
Related formsself-reg·is·tra·tion, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for self-registering

Historical Examples of self-registering

  • I will put a self-registering thermometer in the cabinet and see.

    The Shadow World

    Hamlin Garland

  • All I ask is that the bulb of a self-registering manometer be pressed.

    The Shadow World

    Hamlin Garland

  • I've been making observations with self-registering thermometers.

    The Vision of Elijah Berl

    Frank Lewis Nason

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


    Rudyard Kipling

  • Self-registering thermometers should be protected by a similar screen.