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self-registering

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Registering automatically: as, a self-registering thermometer.

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

  • adjective Registering itself; -- said of any instrument so contrived as to record its own indications of phenomena, whether continuously or at stated times, as at the maxima and minima of variations.

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Examples

  • Heavens! what an insult to the self-registering meteorological instruments!

    The South Pole~ Preparing for Winter

  • Heavens! what an insult to the self-registering meteorological instruments!

    The South Pole; an account of the Norwegian antarctic expedition in the 'Fram', 1910 to 1912

  • So does the stone Bodhisat sit who looks down upon the patent self-registering turnstiles of the Lahore Museum.

    Kim

  • Kim clicked round the self-registering turnstile; the old man followed and halted amazed.

    Kim

  • To construct a self-registering measuring instrument which records directly and truly the potential variations of this order of magnitude was a problem which Einthoven has solved with his string galvanometer

    Physiology or Medicine 1924 - Presentation Speech

  • Figure 48 shows a barograph or self-registering barometer which automatically registers air pressure.

    General Science

  • Some of them are all eyes; some, all hands; some are self-recording microscopes; others, self-registering balances.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 01, No. 03, January, 1858

  • The mercurial barometer can be made self-registering by concentrating the rays from a source of light by a lens, so that they strike the top of the mercurial column, and having a sheet of sensitized paper attached to a frame and placed behind a screen, with a narrow vertical slit in the line of the rays.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 3 "Banks" to "Bassoon"

  • Having long been interested in meteorological problems, it occurred to him that good results might be obtained by sending aloft, on kite-strings, self-registering thermometers and apparatus for indicating the direction and strength of the air currents.

    McClure's Magazine, Vol. 6, No. 4, March, 1896

  • In the first year the self-registering instruments that found themselves in Simpson's corner, or in the small hut which contained his magnetic observatory, gave us an admirable record of temperatures, barometric pressures, wind force and direction, atmospheric electricity, sunshine when the sun did shine, and the elements of terrestrial magnetism.

    South with Scott

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