self-balancing

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

self- +‎ balancing

Adjective[edit]

self-balancing (not comparable)

  1. Able to right itself automatically to prevent falling.
    a self-balancing scooter
    a self-balancing unicycle
  2. (computing theory) Of a data structure: able to maintain a small height (number of levels) regardless of insertions and deletions.
    a self-balancing binary search tree