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Self-Correcting

Describing a situation where a trend is likely to reverse itself and restore the status quo. For example, if a security drops in price by $5, a self-correcting trend would provide some indication that it will soon rise (roughly) $5 to its previous price. See also: Reversion to the Mean.

self-correcting

Of, relating to, or being a security price movement that is excessive and likely to be at least partially retraced.
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For insignificant failures-say, one or two participants making impermissible deferrals for less than a year-sponsors have essentially unlimited time to self-correct, Watson says.
This kind of spontaneous performance activity will allow for a more accurate assessment of rapport and the disposition to self-correct.
Understanding of the potential that embryos have to self-correct early mosaicism is growing; we now know that almost one half of embryos identified as aneuploid at cleavage stage correct to euploid if they survive to blastocyst stage.
Dave Seely in his letter to the editor ("Libertarianism," November 13, 2006) makes the case that just as the free market self-corrects, so would vice (self-inflicted harm) self-correct if left unchecked, and so vice laws aren't necessary.
Feedback for all students takes the same form: errors are numbered and annotated at the end of the assignment for students to self-correct and the work is resubmitted with corrections, which is a very effective meta-cognitive exercise.
Poor skill in allocating attention must be distinguished from computational deficits and may become apparent when a student (a) has intermittent difficulty or more frequent difficult with carrying or borrowing than with solitary calculation, (b) struggles with word problems containing unessential details or distracters, (c) is able to self-correct computational errors on cue.
A temperature compensation feature allows the sensor to self-correct for speed of sound changes due to temperature shifts in the sensing environment while maintaining sensing accuracy.
Past experience would indicate that this should self-correct over the course of the year.
Naturopaths believe that nature heals and that there is a life force that, given the right conditions, will self-heal or self-correct.
WASHINGTON -- "Business Roundtable is disappointed the final SEC whistleblower rules do not protect and reinforce existing internal reporting mechanisms that provide companies the opportunity to self-regulate and self-correct.
Even if the error is determined to be significant, plan sponsors may still informally self-correct by the end of the second plan year after the error occurred.