from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Regulating oneself or itself.
- adj. Regulating itself automatically.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Describing something capable of controlling itself.
- adj. Describing an organization or other legal body that establishes standards for itself rather than having them legislated for it by government.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Regulating itself or one's self.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. designed to activate or move or regulate itself
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In other words, you are built to be self-regulating and self-healing.
It is the whole living system that holds the self-regulating processes inherent within the organization of your biological being.
Moreover, this dual investment in Americanness and whiteness was always presented as a self-regulating paternalism.
Revolutionary leaders believed—rightly—that sexual desire was an even greater threat than drunkenness to the new nation of self-regulating men.
We believe Earth and its ecosystems--created by God's intelligent design and infinite power and sustained by His faithful providence --are robust, resilient, self-regulating, and self-correcting, admirably suited for human flourishing, and displaying His glory. . .
WHAT WE BELIEVE 1. We believe Earth and its ecosystems--created by God's intelligent design and infinite power and sustained by His faithful providence --are robust, resilient, self-regulating, and self-correcting, admirably suited for human flourishing, and displaying His glory.
There is great optimism within the Football League that, since this will be a self-regulating system drawn up by the clubs, for the clubs, it will gain traction and teeth.
In the Centennial location the prevailing westerly wind constantly strained the self-regulating ventilation opener mechanisms and we replaced several.
After all, if we are all to blame, then no one is to blame, in particular an deregulated financial system, which their guru, Mr. Greenspan, said could be self-correcting and self-regulating.
Natural systems are self-regulating once the core balance is restored.