Definition of self-assemble in English:

self-assemble

verb

[no object]British
  • 1Construct an object, especially a piece of furniture, from materials sold in kit form.

    ‘we offer a factory assembly service for customers not wishing to self-assemble’
    with object ‘I self-assembled the shed following the instructions’
    1. 1.1Biology (of a ribosome, virus, or other body) form spontaneously in a medium containing the appropriate components.
      ‘in water, the molecules self-assemble into soluble particles’
      ‘the hybrid virus self-assembles’

Pronunciation

self-assemble

/ˌsɛlfəˈsɛmb(ə)l/