self-repair

self-repair

[¦self ri¦per]
(computer science)
Any type of hardware redundancy in which faults are selectively masked and are detected, located, and subsequently corrected by the replacement of the failed unit by an unfailed replica.
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Tooth enamel is also a purely inorganic substance that cannot self-repair for lack of cells and a bioorganic matrix.
A right to repair is the consumers ability to have faulty goods repaired at a competitive price by a manufacturer, a third party, or in some instances, self-repair, using available replacement parts and having access to information.
Compared to other phones, Fairphone's sustainability and easy self-repair characteristics give it a fair advantage over the iPhone and Samsung Galaxy that goes at an average replacement every two years.
The important types of Credit repair services included in the report are Public welfare repair, Correction Repair, Commission repair, Self-repair, and Automatic repair.
'If the electrical cord is hot, then there must be something wrong or you notice sparks, advising residents not to "self-repair" domestic electrical connections,' Arkoncel said.
The university's Department of Engineering's Geotechnical and Environmental Research Group said last month that it is developing microcapsules containing 'healing' agents such as minerals, epoxy, or polyurethane which can be added to building materials to allow the self-repair of small cracks that develop over time.
SELF-REPAIR is extremely important for living things.
In other studies, Pillai (2006) conducted a research study whose intention was to explore what repairs in the spontaneous production of speech revealed about the psycholinguistic processes of self-monitoring and self-repair. Results showed that speech is not stopped immediately upon detection of a problem or production of an error; additionally, speakers seemed to have a tendency to continue speaking longer before they interrupted themselves.
Chairperson of the Reparations Task Force, Professor Emeritus Pedro Welch, then reiterated that reparations were not only a monetary issue, but in fact an element of self-repair.
According to a study published on Science via The Guardian, University of Tokyo researchers are developing a polymer that could self-repair cracks on smartphone screens.
Unlike most other cells in the human body, heart cells do not have the ability to self-repair or regenerate effectively, making heart attack and heart failure severe and debilitating.
Some manufacturers are even making machines out of exotic new materials that self-repair when punctured.