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Definition of "autodestruct" []

  • To destroy itself by design (as of a mechanical system). (verb)
  • A feature of a system whereby it destroys itself. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "autodestruct" in a sentence
  • "It seems like the computer was always announcing how much time was left until the Starship Enterprise would go into "autodestruct.""
  • "Why not tell Nassir to set his ships autodestruct sequence and save your boys the trip?"
  • "Another scaffold protein might have binding sites for proteins that tell a cell to kill itself perhaps sent by immune cells that “perceive” the doomed cell has been invaded by a virus as well as proteins that begin the autodestruct sequence."