Autogenous

ə-TAH-jən-əs

Part of speech: adjective
Origin: Greek, mid-19th century

1
Arising from within or from a thing itself.

2
(Of welding) done either without solder or with a filler of the same metal as the pieces being welded.

Examples of Autogenous in a sentence

“Dominique placed a lot of autogenous pressure on herself.”

“Adam felt autogenous welding was simpler and less wasteful.”

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