from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Automatically recording its own functions or operations. Used of a machine or instrument.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Making, as an instrument of physical observation, a record of its own state, either continuously or at definite intervals: as. a self-recording barometer, tide-gage, anemometer, etc.
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