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Related / Similar Words: synthetical, celluloid, man-made, semisynthetic

 

Definition:
  • a compound made artificially by chemical reactions;
  • of a proposition whose truth value is determined by observation or facts; "`all men are arrogant'' is a synthetic proposition";
  • systematic combining of root and modifying elements into single words;
  • 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;
  • not genuine or natural; "counterfeit rhetoric that flourishes when passions are synthetic"- George Will;
  • artificial as if portrayed in a film; "a novel with flat celluloid characters";
  • not of natural origin; prepared or made artificially; "man-made fibers"; "synthetic leather";

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    See Also: a posteriori, inductive, logical

     

    Hyponyms: Plasticine

     

     
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