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- adjective standing or existing in ones own
power, abilityor competence, non- reliant
- adjective grammar lacking affixes,
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From self- + standing. Compare Dutch zelfstaandig ("independent"), German selbstständig ("independent, self-reliant").
The robustness of these predictions, and the place of the constructal law as a selfstanding principle in thermodynamics, are discussed.