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self-excited

[self-ik-sahy-tid] /ˈsɛlf ɪkˈsaɪ tɪd/
adjective, Electricity
1.
noting a generator with magnets that are excited by the current it produces.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900
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self-excitation
[self-ek-sahy-tey-shuh n, -si-] /ˈsɛlfˌɛk saɪˈteɪ ʃən, -sɪ-/ (Show IPA),
noun
self-exciter, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for self ex citer's

self-excited

adjective
1.
(of an electrical machine) having the current for the magnetic field system generated by the machine itself or by an auxiliary machine coupled to it
2.
(of an oscillator) generating its own energy and depending on resonant circuits for frequency determination
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