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self-winding

[self-wahyn-ding] /ˈsɛlfˈwaɪn dɪŋ/
adjective, (of a timepiece)
1.
kept wound or wound periodically by a mechanism, as an electric motor or a system of weighted levers, so that winding by hand is not necessary.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85
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self-winding

adjective
1.
(of a wrist watch) having a mechanism, activated by the movements of the wearer, in which a rotating or oscillating weight rewinds the mainspring
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