self-sustaining

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self-sustaining

[self-suh-stey-ning, self-]
adjective

Origin:
1835–45

self-sustained, adjective
self-sustainingly, adverb
self-sustainment, noun
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Example sentences
Colonizing space will teach us to be self-sustaining without damaging worlds
  that sustain us.
My goal was to make the habitat as self-sustaining as possible and to maximize
  the use of the continuous solar exposure.
There's an argument for diverse neighborhood structure that supports transit
  and that is self-sustaining.
They were self-sustaining because the heated rocks ejected the water as steam.
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