the process or practice of learning a subject without a teacher or formal education; self-education:
Abraham Lincoln is viewed as a model of autodidacticism.
a person who has learned a subject without the benefit of a teacher or formal education; a self-taught person. noun a person who is self-taught n. 1746, from Greek autodidaktos “self-taught” (see autodidactic).
autodigestion autodigestion au·to·di·ges·tion (ô’tō-dī-jěs’chən, -dĭ-) n. See autolysis. Historical Examples It is of interest to look for more examples of autodigestion accompanying phenomena of regeneration. The Organism as a Whole Jacques Loeb A m/200 HCl solution gives marked acceleration of the autodigestion of the liver. The Organism as a Whole Jacques Loeb This would explain […]
autodin Automatic Digital Network
a type of heterodyne circuit containing a vacuum tube or transistor that acts simultaneously as a detector and oscillator. Historical Examples The connections for the autodyne, or self-heterodyne, receiving set are shown in Fig. 60. The Radio Amateur’s Hand Book A. Frederick Collins From this you will see that any regenerative set can be used […]