Definitions

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  • adj. Self-referring, self-reflexive, self-consuming; recursive
  • adj. Relating to the Ouroboros, a snake eating its own tail.

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Examples

  • And the best songs - tracks like "Translucent Potency," "Sharpen the Blades," and "The Unbinding Truth," with its ouroboric guitars and sci-fi soundscapes - will get stuck in your head, no doubt.

    MetalSucks

  • Kekulé stated that the structure came to him during a daytime reverie about the ouroboric symbol of a snake biting its own tail.

    3quarksdaily

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  • So, is the word nonouroboric, ouroboric?

    July 3, 2015

  • Kekul� stated that the structure of benzene came to him during a daytime reverie about the ouboric symbol of a snake biting its own tail.

    --Roald Hoffmann, 2008, "Why think up new molecules?", American Scientist 96: 372

    August 31, 2008