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self-adjusting Syllabification: self-ad·just·ing
Pronunciation: /ˈˌself əˈjəstiNG/

Definition of self-adjusting in English:


(Chiefly of machinery) adjusting itself to meet varying requirements.
Example sentences
  • Economic profits and prudent lending were, in conjunction, self-adjusting mechanisms, not repealing the business cycle but at least suppressing boom and bust dynamics.
  • In such a model, given some flexibility of prices and money wages, the self-adjusting mechanism would return the economy to full employment after a demand shock that was not too large.
  • Its levels are homeostatically maintained inside the living cell, where the self-adjusting mechanisms for maintaining GSH are numerous.


Pronunciation: /ˈˌself əˈjəs(t)mənt/
Example sentences
  • Indeed, the system has all appearances of the mythical free-floating free-market system imbued with market discipline and self-adjustment.
  • A functional pricing mechanism would tend toward self-adjustment, limiting imbalances rather than augmenting them.
  • You know, under a gold standard there's a lot of self-adjustment.

Words that rhyme with self-adjusting

disgusting, trusting
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