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Princeton's WordNet

  1. prostheticadjective

    of or relating to prosthetics

  2. prostheticadjective

    relating to or serving as a prosthesis


  1. prostheticnoun

    A prosthesis (prosthetic device)

  2. prostheticadjective

    artificial, acting as a substitute for part of the body; relating to prosthesis

  3. Etymology: From προσθετικός, from πρόσθεσις, from προστίθημι, from πρός + τίθημι.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Prostheticadjective

    of or pertaining to prosthesis; prefixed, as a letter or letters to a word

  2. Etymology: [Cf. Gr. disposed to add, put on.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of prosthetic in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of prosthetic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of prosthetic in a Sentence

  1. Chaedria LaBouvier:

    This is how you treat citizens? You're having him partially nude while you pin him down on his prosthetic leg? you're protecting and serving the community having this man half naked? You don't protect and serve this community if that's policing to you.

  2. Jennifer Araoz:

    He had a bathtub that was kind of likeopened, and there was prosthetic breasts that he could play with while he was taking a bath, I guess.

  3. Madhu Bhaskaran:

    We've come a long way with prosthetics, but the focus has been heavily on the motor actions that the prosthetic limb can perform.

  4. Oscar Nilsson:

    I use silicone, prosthetic eyes and real human hair to achieve this [effect], but they are also reconstructions, forensically rebuilt, muscle by muscle. This is actually very close to what they looked like in life.

  5. Paul Cederna:

    Our ultimate goal is to have prosthetic limbs that the person views as a part of their body.

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