Definitions for syntheticsɪnˈθɛt ɪk
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synthetic, synthetic substance(adj)
a compound made artificially by chemical reactions
man-made, semisynthetic, synthetic(adj)
not of natural origin; prepared or made artificially
"man-made fibers"; "synthetic leather"
involving or of the nature of synthesis (combining separate elements to form a coherent whole) as opposed to analysis
"limnology is essentially a synthetic science composed of elements...that extend well beyond the limits of biology"- P.S.Welch
systematic combining of root and modifying elements into single words
of a proposition whose truth value is determined by observation or facts
"`all men are arrogant' is a synthetic proposition"
artificial as if portrayed in a film
"a novel with flat celluloid characters"
not genuine or natural
"counterfeit rhetoric that flourishes when passions are synthetic"- George Will
A synthetic compound.
Of, or relating to synthesis.
Produced by synthesis instead of being isolated from a natural source (but may be identical to a product so obtained).
Artificial, not genuine.
Pertaining to the joining of bound morphemes in a word. Compare analytic.
alt. of Synthetical
Translations for synthetic
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- fuadainScottish Gaelic
- սինթետիկ, արհեստական, համադրականArmenian
- syntetiskNorwegian Nynorsk
- syntetyczny, sztucznyPolish
- sintético, artificialPortuguese
- синтетический, искусственныйRussian
- sintetičan, umjetanSerbo-Croatian
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