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self-propelled

[self-pruh-peld, self-] /ˈsɛlf prəˈpɛld, ˌsɛlf-/
adjective
1.
propelled by itself.
2.
(of a vehicle) propelled by its own engine, motor, or the like, rather than drawn or pushed by a horse, locomotive, etc.
3.
(of a gun or a rocket launcher) having a vehicle as a base.
Also, self-propelling.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900
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British Dictionary definitions for self-propelling

self-propelled

adjective
1.
(of a vehicle) provided with its own source of tractive power rather than requiring an external means of propulsion
Derived Forms
self-propelling, adjective
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