self-operating

adjective
self-op·​er·​at·​ing | \ ˌself-ˈä-pə-ˌrā-tiŋ How to pronounce self-operating (audio) \

Definition of self-operating

: functioning or capable of functioning by itself without a human operator self-operating machines/cars/robots

First Known Use of self-operating

1810, in the meaning defined above

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“Self-operating.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-operating. Accessed 12 May. 2021.

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