self-winding

adjective
self-wind·​ing | \ ˌself-ˈwīn-diŋ How to pronounce self-winding (audio) \

Definition of self-winding

: not needing to be wound by hand a self-winding watch

First Known Use of self-winding

1800, in the meaning defined above

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“Self-winding.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-winding. Accessed 13 December 2019.

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