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adjective as in not organic

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“We will utilise the IPO proceedings for funding organic and inorganic growth initiatives, and for general corporate purposes,” Zomato’s chief financial officer Akshant Goyal said.

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Minerals are “considered to be naturally occurring, inorganic solid substances,” Rossman explains.

Blame is usually attributed to particulate matter — organic and inorganic particles suspended in the air, including pollen, ash and pollutants.

The FDA has set the maximum allowable levels in bottled water at 10 ppb of inorganic arsenic.

It may be only a few more centuries before humans are overtaken or transcended by inorganic intelligence, which will then persist, continuing to evolve on a faster-than-Darwinian timescale for billions of years.

Table showing the quantity of inorganic matters in 100 parts of different plants dried at 212°.

These actions, operating through a long series of years, are the source of the inorganic constituents of all soils.

While the constants of a large number of organic bases194 have been determined few constants of inorganic bases are as yet known.

Such is not always the case, for some bacteria seem to be able to build up protein out of simple inorganic nitrogenous substances.

Mineral matters are inorganic, being chlorides, carbonates or phosphates of calcium, sodium and potassium.


On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to inorganic, such as: dead, extinct, inanimate, lifeless, manmade, and mineral.

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