Meaning of SELF-REGULATING in English


/self'reg"yeuh lay'ting, self"-/ , adj.

1. adjusting, ruling, or governing itself without outside interference; operating or functioning without externally imposed controls or regulations: a self-regulating economy; the self-regulating market.

2. functioning automatically: a self-regulating machine.

[ 1830-40 ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .