Definition of Self-moving
1. Adjective. Designed to activate or move or regulate itself. "A self-activating sprinkler system"
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Literary usage of Self-moving
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Works of the Rev. Joseph Bellamy, D.D., Late of Bethlem, Connecticut by Joseph Bellamy, Noah Benedict (1811)
"Here, now, was an opportunity for infinite goodness and self-moving mercy ... The motion was wholly from himself: from his self-moving goodness ; from his ..."
2. A Descriptive and Historical Account of Hydraulic and Other Machines for by Thomas Ewbank (1842)
"... operations— The globe a self-moving hydraulic engine—Streams flowing on its surface—Others ejected from its bowels—Subterranean cisterns, ..."
3. A Descriptive and Historical Account of Hydraulic and Other Machines for by Thomas Ewbank (1849)
"... common than other natural operations— The globe a self-moving hydraulic engine—Streams flowing on its surface—Others ejected from its bowel. ..."
4. Mental Science: A Compendium of Psychology, and the History of Philosophy by Alexander Bain (1870)
"Clarke stakes the whole controversy upon the existence of this self-moving faculty. If man has not this power, then every human action is produced by some ..."
5. Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal (1836)
"On the Vita?, or self-moving powers inherent in the Blood. By RICHARD MADDOCK HAWLEY, MD, FRC Ph. E., &c. &c. DR ALISON, the Professor of the Theory of ..."
6. Literary and Theological Review by Leonard Woods, Charles D. Pigeon (1835)
"... absolutely perfect, they would not be out of reach or out of danger from this self-moving and mischief-seeking system;—how much less so, when, ..."