self-contained

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Not requiring external or additional support; complete in itself
constituting a complete and independent unit in and of itself; "the university is like a self-contained city with shops and all amenities
means accommodation has all the normal domestic facilities of a home including bedrooms, lounge room, dining room, kitchen, bathroom, toilet and laundry
{s} that is not dependent on others, independent; has control over oneself
You can describe someone or something as self-contained when they are complete and separate and do not need help or resources from outside. He seems completely self-contained and he doesn't miss you when you're not there self-contained economic blocs
The manufactured unit that is completely self-contained
constituting a complete and independent unit in and of itself; "the university is like a self-contained city with shops and all amenities"
in full control of your faculties; "the witness remained collected throughout the cross-examination"; "perfectly poised and sure of himself"; "more self-contained and more dependable than many of the early frontiersmen"; "strong and self-possessed in the face of trouble"
A Chuck/expanding arbor with an integral pneumatic or hydraulic power cylinder
a media clip (e g video) that is completely contained in one self-sufficient file, it is not dependent on any separate component clip files being present in order to play properly Everything is embedded in one single file; there are no links to external files
Self-contained accommodation such as a flat has all its own facilities, so that a person living there does not have to share rooms such as a kitchen or bathroom with other people
Self-Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus
{i} equipment for breathing during underwater diving, SCUBA
self contained
A Drill Unit that includes the ability to turn and extend in a compact package
self contained
Usually in reference to a plumbing sewage system with a holding tank utilizing a chemical toilet
selfcontained
so that mutual relations of the parts do not depend upon fastening outside of the machine itself
selfcontained
Having all the essential working parts connected by a bedplate or framework, or contained in a case, etc
selfcontained
Having self-control; reserved; uncommunicative; wholly engrossed in one's self
self-contained

    Hyphenation

    self-con·tained

    Turkish pronunciation

    selfkınteynd

    Pronunciation

    /ˈselfkənˈtānd/ /ˈsɛlfkənˈteɪnd/

    Etymology

    [ -k&n-'tAnd ] (adjective.) 1591. From self + contained.

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