from The Century Dictionary.
- In electricity, said of a generator having no source of magnetic induction other than that of its own residual field to bring it into function, and which, when started, is supplied by the current of its own armature-circuit: distinguished from
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Q: John Wheeler proposed that the universe exists as a "self-excited circuit," in which observers play an active role in generating the world of their experience.
Interview with B. Alan Wallace, Author of Hidden Dimensions William Harryman 2009
It is more likely that there are many other factors in the environment providing negative feedback to the system, thereby limiting any effects of self-excited warming from any particlar source.
In the meantime, Ebner's article also highlights some of the realities of the local offshore that are missing from the self-excited rhetoric uttered by Premier Williams and his supporters.
Archive 2006-08-01 Ed Hollett 2006
For isolated small hydropower stations the most convenient machine to use is the self-excited, synchronous 3-phase alternator.
Type: self-excited, synchronous, with built-in excitation and voltage regulation
The equipment obtains its power from a self-excited inductor type alternator.
Then there came the voices of the two children calling shyly outside the door, softly, with self-excited timidity:
Women in Love 1907
Astronomers believe that such self-excited oscillations exist in other, distant disk systems.