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Synonyms for artificial

Synonyms for artificial

made by human beings instead of nature

made to imitate something else

not genuine or sincere

artificially genteel

marked by unnaturalness, pretension, and often a slavish love of fads

Synonyms for artificial

contrived by art rather than nature

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artificially formal

not arising from natural growth or characterized by vital processes

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4 g were purchased from the same farm and moved within 2-3 h after birth to an artificial rearing facility.
May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Boyd Gibbons, director of the Department of Fish and Game (DFG) today announced he is temporarily suspending the artificial rearing and planting of striped bass in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.
Visiting scientists were allowed to follow whatever studies they wished, although the Bureau of Fisheries personnel were concerned principally with the fishes collected by the Research Vessel Fish Hawk and the artificial rearing of oysters, clams, sponges, and algae.
The second trial compared beetles reared from naturally infested logs in the laboratory, as described above, to those reared on artificial media and recovered from the culture tubes to determine if artificial rearing affected performance.
A preliminary study on the artificial rearing of the larvae and juveniles of Haliotis discus hannai Ino.
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