How to use Synthetic in a sentence as a noun

The pallet stones have since been upgraded to be synthetic ruby, along with the majority of the other bearing surfaces in watches, since the introduction of this book, however.

Actually I worked as a synthetic organic chemist in a previous life and I was always much more afraid of the chronic systemic poisons than the things that blew up. It's one thing to have something go boom in your fume hood and quite another to get a drop of something on your glove that you don't even notice and then later that week all your hair starts falling out and everything tastes like metal.

Does this mean that someone born with synthetic DNA is guilty of infringement if they have children?

Here are some ambitious ideas:- distributed power generation that's cheap enough and renewable enough so people in rural parts of sub-Saharan Africa don't have brown outs anymore.- synthetic food generation a la star trek- desalination that is cheap enough for a farmer in Mozambique to do himselfThere are more, lots more.

That's tough.- There's no promise a bacteria has a phage associated with it, and synthetic phages are, at this point, a pretty distant prospect.- When bacterial cell walls rupture, they create endotoxins.

It's awesome, and 100% the right direction for the field, but equally it is not a, "synthetic life form being simulated" as much as, "a very very complicated model which uses huge amounts of multidimensional data to try and replicate the behavior seen in that data".

I want to inject nanorobots into my body which will transform it gradually, cell by cell into an improved synthetic one.

Pretend islands with pretend castles, slides and playground equipment with signs displaying instructions for "proper use." Frankly, boring, synthetic and alarmingly sad.

How to use Synthetic in a sentence as an adjective

Social engineering is going to remain firmly in the "epic hack" category for the foreseeable future, even in a future age of quantum computers, synthetic consciousness, and ubiquitous use of one-time-pad encryption.

Why would we want to interface with computers in English, instead of using a synthetic and concise made-up language?

Impenetrable to analysis by the naked A solid mass of synthetic minerals arranged in a very precise way so that electrons are precisely directed this way or that way.

But if you give a top applicant a synthetic puzzle after your recruiting contacts them, expect a large portion of them to thumb their nose at you.

As a synthetic chemist, it really surprised me to see carbon tetrachloride featured prominently in one of the pictures on kickstarter.

We can make synthetic fuels that existing infrastructure can use but they're too expensive to support our civilization.

Natural products chemistry is a very old branch of synthetic organic chemistry.

Synthetic definitions


a compound made artificially by chemical reactions


not of natural origin; prepared or made artificially; "man-made fibers"; "synthetic leather"

See also: man-made semisynthetic


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

See also: synthetical


systematic combining of root and modifying elements into single words


of a proposition whose truth value is determined by observation or facts; "`all men are arrogant' is a synthetic proposition"

See also: synthetical


artificial as if portrayed in a film; "a novel with flat celluloid characters"

See also: celluloid


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