self-loading

[self-loh-ding, self-]
adjective
noting or pertaining to an automatic or semiautomatic firearm.

Origin:
1895–1900

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self-loading
 
adj
automatic See also semiautomatic Also: autoloading (of a firearm) utilizing some of the force of the explosion to eject the empty shell and replace it with a new one
 
self-'loader
 
n

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Also, free firewood and wood chips are available for self-loading.
Skidders brought logs to be picked up by self-loading log trucks.
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