Definition of self-activating in English:

self-activating

adjective

  • Operating or occurring automatically.

    ‘a self-activating spoiler which pops up at 60 mph’
    ‘the process is self-activating’
    • ‘It features unique self-activating automatic brakes that ensure better control.’
    • ‘One of the three genes turned out to be self-activating and was removed from the positive list.’
    • ‘He left in 1817 after a pay dispute and in the same year installed gas at the Royal Mint, with Frederick Accum, incorporating a self-activating wet meter of his own design.’
    • ‘Two of the lifebuoys should be provided with self-activating smoke signals.’
    • ‘The self-activating enzyme technology in starts removing odors after moisture comes into contact with the carpet.’
    mechanized, mechanical, automated, push-button, preprogrammed, computerized, electronic, robotic, unmanned
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