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Synonyms for synthetic

Synonyms for synthetic

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

made by human beings instead of nature

made to imitate something else

Synonyms for synthetic

a compound made artificially by chemical reactions

not of natural origin

involving or of the nature of synthesis (combining separate elements to form a coherent whole) as opposed to analysis

systematic combining of root and modifying elements into single words

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of a proposition whose truth value is determined by observation or facts

artificial as if portrayed in a film


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not genuine or natural

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Sinopec Corporation and PetroChina are the largest players operating in the synthetic rubber market of the country.
Dr Alex Wodak, an addiction specialist, said people were attracted to synthetic drugs because they were easier to acquire and think they were safe to use, The Guardian reported.
color) Hollywood Park hopes its new synthetic surface will attract more horses, particularly from the East Coast.
Jay Keasling and his colleagues at the University of California, Berkeley are applying synthetic biology to fight malaria.
However, an understanding of the tax planning aspects of direct versus synthetic equity, ownership may help avoid disqualified-person status and a nonallocation year.
Critics say they would rather refrigerate their cosmetics than use synthetic preservatives, especially since a strong case can be made that our skin actually absorbs chemicals quite readily, especially when wet and warmed by a bath or shower.
McNitt has visited a few synthetic fields that people complained were hard because they believed that synthetic surfaces require no maintenance.
Orthovita is a biomaterials company with proprietary technologies applied to the development of biostructures, synthetic biologically active tissue engineering products for restoration of the human skeleton.
Synthetic paper targets high-priced niches like beverage labels, restaurant menus, drivers' licenses, recipe books, instruction manuals, maps, and book jackets.
But when a traditional GIC issuer, Confederation Life, recently failed and another issuer, Crown Life, was downgraded below investment grade, many plan sponsors decided a better alternative might be the traditional GIC's kissing cousin -- the synthetic GIC, which offers greater safety through better diversification and the potential for higher returns.
China's synthetic rubber industry's output and apparent consumption volume increased rapidly.
9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This BCC Research report provides current and forecasted analysis of the global synthetic paper market through 2020.
com/research/2dvl8r/global_synthetic) has announced the addition of the "Global Synthetic Lubricants Industry Report 2015" report to their offering.
Farben was famous for its innovations--including in the manufacture of synthetic fuels and synthetic rubber--and for its stature as the largest chemical manufacturer in Europe and one of the largest corporations in the world.
International Institute of Synthetic Rubber Producers, Houston, TX (2006).