Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Made or contrived by man; of human as distinguished from divine origin; hence, as applied to spiritual subjects, artificial, simulated, or spurious.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Not of natural origin; prepared or made by humans; artificial; of substances, made by chemical reaction rather than extracted from a natural source. Opposed to natural.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Alternative spelling of manmade.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective not of natural origin; prepared or made artificially

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Examples

  • Those who question the notion of man-made global warming, or do not believe in the phenomenon of global warming at all, should recognize that in order to take action against the threat of global warming, one does not have to believe that we are in fact facing a crisis, or that man has caused that crisis.

    RETURN TO PROSPERITY

  • There are so many experts who reject the notion of man-made global warming and the historical claims about carbon dioxide they are too numerous to list here.

    Liberty and Tyranny

  • There are so many experts who reject the notion of man-made global warming and the historical claims about carbon dioxide they are too numerous to list here.

    Liberty and Tyranny

  • Originally referred to silk fiber in a satin weave, but now may refer to man-made fibers in a satin weave too.

    HOME COMFORTS

  • Originally referred to silk fiber in a satin weave, but now may refer to man-made fibers in a satin weave too.

    HOME COMFORTS

  • Originally referred to silk fiber in a satin weave, but now may refer to man-made fibers in a satin weave too.

    HOME COMFORTS

  • Originally referred to silk fiber in a satin weave, but now may refer to man-made fibers in a satin weave too.

    HOME COMFORTS

  • Supporters of the idea of man-made meat, such as Stellan Welin, a bioethicist at Linkoping University in Sweden, say this is no less appealing than mass-producing livestock in factory farms where growth hormones and antibiotics are commonly used to boost yields and profits.

    Reuters: Press Release

  • Supporters of the idea of man-made meat, such as Stellan Welin, a bioethicist at Linkoping University in Sweden, say this is no less appealing than mass-producing livestock in factory farms where growth hormones and antibiotics are commonly used to boost yields and profits.

    Reuters: Press Release

  • In an exclusive interview on "This Week," Huntsman said "there's a serious problem" with comments made by Perry in New Hampshire last week calling man-made global warming "a scientific theory that has not been proven and from my perspective is more and more being put into question" while claiming scientists have "manipulated data" on the issue.

    ABC News: Top Stories

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