Definition of self-assembly in US English:

self-assembly

noun

  • 1Biology
    The spontaneous formation of a ribosome, virus, or other body in a medium containing the appropriate components.

  • 2British The construction of an object, especially a piece of furniture, from materials sold in kit form.

    as modifier ‘self-assembly furniture’
    do-it-yourself, diy, self-build
    flat-pack, in kit form, kit, do-it-yourself, diy, self-build
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Pronunciation

self-assembly

/ˈˌself əˈsemblē//ˈˌsɛlf əˈsɛmbli/