Definition of autoranging in US English:

autoranging

noun

  • Automatic ranging; specifically the automatic selection by an instrument of the range most appropriate for the magnitude of the quantity being measured.

adjective

  • Of an instrument: having the facility of autoranging.

Origin

1950s; earliest use found in U.S. Patents. From auto- + ranging.

Pronunciation

autoranging

/ˌɔːtə(ʊ)ˈreɪn(d)ʒɪŋ/