self-starter(redirected from self-starting)
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1. See starter.
2. One who displays an unusual amount of initiative.
1. (Mechanical Engineering) the former name for a starter2
2. a person who is strongly motivated and shows initiative, esp at work
2. a person who shows initiative in undertaking a project.
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|Noun||1.||self-starter - an energetic person with unusual initiative|
|2.||self-starter - an electric starting motor that automatically starts an internal-combustion engine|
electric motor - a motor that converts electricity to mechanical work
internal-combustion engine, ICE - a heat engine in which combustion occurs inside the engine rather than in a separate furnace; heat expands a gas that either moves a piston or turns a gas turbine