Main meanings of self-heating in English

: self-heating1self-heating2

self-heating1

Pronunciation /ˌsɛlfˈhiːtɪŋ/

noun

  • The action of heating up automatically or spontaneously.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From self- + heating.

Main meanings of self-heating in English

: self-heating1self-heating2

self-heating2

Pronunciation /ˌsɛlfˈhiːtɪŋ/

adjective

  • That is designed to heat itself automatically; (of food or drink) held in a container which can heat its contents automatically.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in The Times. From self- + heating.