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adjective as in automatic

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Self-starting, as a character trait, is relatively unimportant to flourishing early in life but very important at the end of it.

Ignition is by two high-tension magnetos, and a compressed air self-starting arrangement is provided.

This engine was self-starting, gave an ignition at every revolution, and ignited without external flame.

Save that you drove yourself and that the car was a two-seater, with a self-starting arrangement, I can tell you nothing.

"At least they haven't cribbed our self-starting device," exclaimed Peggy, as she saw.

His hand was on the self-starting device which put the powerful motor in operation.


On this page you'll find 269 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to self-starting, such as: aggressive, determined, earnest, energetic, enthusiastic, and resourceful.

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