What does Artificial mean?

Definitions for Artificial
ˌɑr təˈfɪʃ əlAr·ti·fi·cial

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. artificial, unreal(adj)

    contrived by art rather than nature

    "artificial flowers"; "artificial flavoring"; "an artificial diamond"; "artificial fibers"; "artificial sweeteners"

  2. artificial, contrived, hokey, stilted(adj)

    artificially formal

    "that artificial humility that her husband hated"; "contrived coyness"; "a stilted letter of acknowledgment"; "when people try to correct their speech they develop a stilted pronunciation"

  3. artificial(adj)

    not arising from natural growth or characterized by vital processes

Wiktionary

  1. artificial(Adjective)

    Man-made; of artifice.

    The flowers were artificial, and he thought them rather tacky.

  2. artificial(Adjective)

    False, misleading.

    Her manner was somewhat artificial.

  3. artificial(Adjective)

    Unnatural.

  4. Origin: Via (French: artificiel), from artificialis from artificium "skill", from artifex, from ars "skill", and -fex, from facere "to make".

Webster Dictionary

  1. Artificial(adj)

    made or contrived by art; produced or modified by human skill and labor, in opposition to natural; as, artificial heat or light, gems, salts, minerals, fountains, flowers

  2. Artificial(adj)

    feigned; fictitious; assumed; affected; not genuine

  3. Artificial(adj)

    artful; cunning; crafty

  4. Artificial(adj)

    cultivated; not indigenous; not of spontaneous growth; as, artificial grasses

  5. Origin: [L. artificialis, fr. artificium: cf. F. artificiel. See Artifice.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Artificial' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4506

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Artificial' in Adjectives Frequency: #601

How to pronounce Artificial?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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How to say Artificial in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Artificial in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Artificial in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Artificial in a Sentence

  1. Duncan Greatwood:

    The greatest benefits will come with great levels of interconnectedness, allowing an artificial intelligence app to determine exactly which street lights should be brightened as cyclists traverse along local bike paths or having smart stop signs communicate with autonomous vehicles.

  2. William Ackman:

    You use artificial intelligence, hopefully I use natural intelligence.

  3. Rainer Gombos:

    You can immerse the viewer into worlds -- artificial or reality-like worlds -- that you couldn't do before.

  4. Tim Spector:

    We always thought artificial sweeteners were the perfect free lunch, but we're ignoring the other biology going on.

  5. Abdul Malik Ghauri:

    We are estimating the cost and arranging logistics for the artificial rain. It may take over a week to carry out all the arrangements for the rain.

Images & Illustrations of Artificial

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