self-sealing

adjective
self-seal·​ing | \ ˌself-ˈsē-liŋ How to pronounce self-sealing (audio) \

Definition of self-sealing

1 : capable of being sealed by pressure without the addition of moisture self-sealing envelopes
2 : capable of sealing itself (as after puncture) a self-sealing tire

First Known Use of self-sealing

1847, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Self-sealing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-sealing. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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