self-acting

adjective
self-act·​ing | \ ˌself-ˈak-tiŋ How to pronounce self-acting (audio) \

Definition of self-acting

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

First Known Use of self-acting

circa 1680, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of self-acting was circa 1680

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“Self-acting.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-acting. Accessed 15 May. 2021.

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