Definitions

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  • adj. Not synthetic.

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  • adj. involving or derived from living organisms; free from chemical treatments or additives

Etymologies

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non- +‎ synthetic

Examples

  • Mark Constantine, founder and co-owner of LUSH, concocted the nonsynthetic Flower Market perfume $40, in homage to Audrey Hepburn.

    Avital Binshtock: Natural Beauty

  • To me, environmentally conscious manufacturing and packaging is what gives the edge to many natural beauty products, even more than their use of nonsynthetic ingredients.

    Simple Skin Beauty

  • Mr. Molla recommends changing conventional (nonsynthetic) oil every 3,000 miles or three months, which ever comes second.

    Keeping a Car Longer

  • A nonsynthetic man would have wondered at this and thanked his own good luck.

    Ten From Infinity

  • Such as this statement from USDA Deputy Administrator Miles McEvoy: "In general, synthetic substances are prohibited unless specifically allowed; nonsynthetic substances are allowed unless specifically prohibited."

    The Seattle Times

  • Mr. Molla recommends changing conventional (nonsynthetic) oil every 3,000

    WSJ.com: Law Blog

  • But past studies hit shown pretty superior results in cloudy cholesterin with patients using nonsynthetic oilseed lubricator (full spectrum = every terpenes compounds included). ...

    Recently Uploaded Slideshows

  • Rubber starts in the rubber tree and it ends up as synthetic rubber and nonsynthetic rubber.

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]

  • This nonsynthetic, real-world benchmark measures a system's performance by using everyday programs to generate measurable results, be it the time it takes to compress files, to run a series of Photoshop commands, or to encode movies.

    PC World

  • Will we every wind up terrified to spend anything another than nonsynthetic lettuce and filtered water?

    xml's Blinklist.com

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