Mechanical Engineering Definition:
<i>Dynamic system operation in which, once a cycle has been started by external power, working fluid maintains a self-sustaining process.</i>
In other words, a system that, at first, requires a source to start, eventually becoming independent of that source.
The combustion engine that makes your car move is a bootstrap operation.
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