Self-contained

Definition of Self-contained

Self`-con`tained´
a.1.Having self-control; reserved; uncommunicative; wholly engrossed in one's self.
2.(Mach.) Having all the essential working parts connected by a bedplate or framework, or contained in a case, etc., so that mutual relations of the parts do not depend upon fastening outside of the machine itself.
Self-contained steam engine
a - A steam engine having both bearings for the crank shaft attached to the frame of the engine
b - A steam engine and boiler combined and fastened together; a portable steam engine.

Related Words

collected, composed, equanimous, poised, self-collected, self-possessed
Word:

Browse

Self-command
Self-commune
Self-communicative
Self-communion
Self-complacency
Self-complacent
Self-conceit
Self-conceited
Self-concern
Self-condemnation
Self-confidence
Self-confident
Self-conjugate
Self-conjugate triangle
Self-conscious
Self-consciousness
Self-considering
Self-consistency
Self-consistent
Self-consuming
-Self-contained-
Self-contained steam engine
Self-contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus
Self-contradiction
Self-contradictory
Self-control
Self-convicted
Self-conviction
Self-created
Self-culture
Self-deceit
Self-deceived
Self-deception
Self-defence
Self-defense
Self-defensive
Self-degradation
Self-delation
Self-delusion
Self-denial
Self-denying
# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

© 2014 Delaflex, Inc.Dictionary Home | Privacy Policy