self-adjusting love

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from The Century Dictionary.

  • Designed or contrived to adjust itself; requiring no external adjustment in the performance of a specific operation or series of operations: as, a self-adjusting screw.

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

  • adjective (Mach.) Capable of assuming a desired position or condition with relation to other parts, under varying circumstances, without requiring to be adjusted by hand; -- said of a piece in machinery.
  • adjective (Shafting) a bearing which is supported in such a manner that it may tip to accomodate flexure or displacement of the shaft.

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