Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Self-moving; moving automatically.

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  • adjective That appears to move by itself

Etymologies

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auto- +‎ kinetic

Examples

  • n. - voluntary or automatic movement. autokinetic, adj. autological adj. - self-descriptive, or being a word that exemplifies what it means, e.g. "english" is english, "polysyllabic" is polysyllabic adj. - formed after its or one's own pattern. automorphism,

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