from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Induced by oneself or itself: self-induced vomiting.
  • adj. Electricity Produced by self-induction.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Indicating that a condition was caused by the action of the person it inflicts.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of self-induce.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Induced or brought on by itself; specifically, in electricity, set up by the inductive action of a fluctuating current in the same circuit: as, a self-induced current.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. produced by electrical self-induction
  • adj. brought about by yourself


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