self-powered

self-powered
self-powered ˌself-ˈpowered adjective
used to describe machines, electronic equipment etc that can work by producing their own energy, instead of needing energy from a supply:

• The federal government is working with industry to create self-powered communications technology that can operate without traditional infrastructure.

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self-powered UK US adjective
used to describe machines, etc. that do not need an outside energy supply to work as they have their own source of energy: »

They produce an intruder alarm system which is completely self-powered.


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