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self–acting

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adjective self–act·ing \-ˈak-tiŋ\

Definition of self–acting

  1. :  acting or capable of acting of or by itself :  automatic



Circa 1680

First Known Use of self–acting

circa 1680

Rhymes with self–acting


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