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or self-propelling
[self-pruh-peld, self-] /ˈsɛlf prəˈpɛld, ˌsɛlf-/
propelled by itself.
(of a vehicle) propelled by its own engine, motor, or the like, rather than drawn or pushed by a horse, locomotive, etc.
(of a gun or a rocket launcher) having a vehicle as a base.
(of a vehicle) provided with its own source of tractive power rather than requiring an external means of propulsion


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