self-en·​er·​giz·​ing ˌself-ˈe-nər-ˌjī-ziŋ How to pronounce self-energizing (audio)
: containing means for augmentation of power within itself
a self-energizing brake

Word History

First Known Use

1931, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of self-energizing was in 1931

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“Self-energizing.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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