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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SYNTHETIC

Synthetic foods there were for at least a hundred Martian days.

Genius is synthetic, elliptic, sudden, but always clear and sure.

Phillips had a logical mind and a capacity for synthetic induction.

No mention now of the Eurasian exemplar, the synthetic "over-man."

He proves the importance of synthetic registration in peoples.

The tanks are full of oxygen, and they gave us some synthetic food which we can eat.

Have you read anything on Kendrick's experiments with synthetic emotion?

The Russians were infiltrating the country with synthetic men.

The concept didn't take shape in the android's synthetic mind.

You'd like to have them build their synthetic army on the specifications I made out?

WORD ORIGIN

1690s, as a term in logic, from French synthétique (17c.), from Modern Latin syntheticus, from Greek synthetikos, from synthetos, past participle of syntithenai (see synthesis). From 1874 in reference to products or materials made artificially by chemical synthesis; hence "artificial" (1930).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR SYNTHETIC

chemical

adjectiveconcerned with atom and molecule change
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