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[self-jen-uh-rey-ting, self-] /ˌsɛlfˈdʒɛn əˌreɪ tɪŋ, ˈsɛlf-/
producing from within itself.
Also, self-generative
[self-jen-er-uh-tiv, -uh-rey-tiv, self-] /ˌsɛlfˈdʒɛn ər ə tɪv, -əˌreɪ tɪv, ˈsɛlf-/ (Show IPA)
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  • Accordingly, coal mines should be able to realize significant savings by self-generating as opposed to purchasing electricity.
  • By self-generating electricity, the mine could avoid electricity purchase costs.
  • The results also indicate that activity in safety work may to a certain extent be self-generating.
  • The structure's twisting movements became self-generating.
  • These self-generating companies or individuals must submit tax returns on their own behalf.
  • Second, the exchange of electricity facilitated by net metering gives self-generating customers more flexibility.

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