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Overview of noun synthetic

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1. synthetic, synthetic substance -- (a compound made artificially by chemical reactions)

Overview of adj synthetic
1. man-made, semisynthetic, synthetic -- (not of natural origin; prepared or made artificially; "man-made fibers"; "synthetic leather")

2. synthetic, synthetical -- (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)

3. synthetic -- (systematic combining of root and modifying elements into single words)

4. synthetic, synthetical -- (of a proposition whose truth value is determined by observation or facts; "`all men are arrogant' is a synthetic proposition")

5. celluloid, synthetic -- (artificial as if portrayed in a film; "a novel with flat celluloid characters")

6. synthetic -- (not genuine or natural; "counterfeit rhetoric that flourishes when passions are synthetic"- George Will)

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