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adjective adulterine, artificiosus, assumed, casuistic, concocted, deceptive, ersatz, faked, false, feigned, fictitious, forged, illusory, imaginary, imagined, imitation, imitative, man-made, not natural, simulated, simulative, spurious, superficial, ungenuine, unnatural, unreal
Associated concepts: artificial boundaries, artificial ingrediints, artificial monuments, artificial person, artificial pond, artificial presumption, artificial watercourse
See also: bogus, deceptive, disingenuous, false, fictitious, histrionic, imitation, inflated, meretricious, orotund, pretentious, specious, spurious, synthetic

ARTIFICIAL. What is the result of, or relates to, the arts; opposed to natural; thus we say a corporation is an artificial person, in opposition to a natural person. Artificial accession is the uniting one property to another by art, opposed to a simple natural union. 1 Bouv. Inst. n. 503.

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After attending that meeting and listening to the officers, I became more interested in the cooperative and was later elected to the board of directors of South Hartford County, a local district of the statewide co-op: Connecticut Artificial Breeding Association (CABA).
5 whereas temperature varied from 12[degrees]C to 32[degrees]C in the artificial breeding of H.
Unlike the threat posed by simian retroviruses, which may respond to local actions to reduce bushmeat contact, multiple ecosystem interventions are suggested for dengue control that operate at numerous, often overlapping levels: locally, to remove artificial breeding habitats for the Aedes mosquito vectors that are provided by containers (Knudsen 1995; Moore et al.
A fisheries research center in Wakayama Prefecture, western Japan, said Friday it has succeeded in full-cycle artificial breeding of the endangered bluefin tuna.
The centre, sponsored by the Chinese and the World Wide Fund for Nature, was founded in 1980 and initiated its artificial breeding programme 1991.
Appraisal found that the development of milkfish aquaculture in Kiribati had stalled for a number of reasons: (1) unstable supplies of fry; (2) the failure to establish artificial breeding and feed production locally; and (3) a lack of facilities adequate to support artificial breeding.
Mohammad Ayub said that Fisheries Department is taking all out measures for protection of aqua culture and through artificial breeding
Comprehensive overhauling of two halls & the lavatories serving the Artificial Breeding & the buffaloes farm at the Institute.
In artificial breeding of pheasant, selection of eggs according to characteristics of shell color is a very important step.
First of all, we have been conducting artificial breeding for almost 20 years to support our genetics research.
WHENEVER we talk about the potential of artificial breeding technologies, such as artificial insemination and cloning, the first question raised is this: What would racing look like if all the pedigrees were similar, or the same?

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