Definition of self-gravitating in English:

self-gravitating

Pronunciation /ˌsɛlfˈɡravɪteɪtɪŋ/

adjective

Physics Astronomy
  • That generates a gravitational field of its own; that experiences or is characterized by self-gravitation.

Origin

Mid 19th century (in an earlier sense). From self- + gravitating, after self-gravitation.