nonhuman nonhuman  /nɑn ˈhju mən/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) not human; not belonging to or produced by or appropriate to human beings

Usage(s):

  1. The technique, she believes, can even work on nonhuman species.
  2. Even among the nonhuman orders, sex appears to be regularly practiced for a whole range of nonreproductive reasons with a wide range of community-building benefits.
  3. As it turns out, it was our favorite nonhuman critters dogs that threw off previous data.

News

  • The Six Companies Fueling an Online Ad Crisis

    As the controversy swirls over publishers selling advertisers bogus nonhuman traffic, many of the accused have screamed, “It wasn’t me! We bought bad traffic from somebody else!” So, who are these traffic dealers? At Adweek’s request, close to a dozen industry experts—representing publishers, ad buyers, DSP and other ad tech execs—have identified six companies that they believe may be selling ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: AdWeek

Quotes

  1. Vlasak said, "I don't think you'd have to kill - assassinate - too many. I think for five lives, 10 lives, 15 human lives, we could save 1 million, 2 million or 10 million nonhuman lives."
    on Feb 13, 2008 By: Jerry Vlasak Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  2. "What this shows is that the Korean method for efficient human somatic cell nuclear transfer is equally effective for nonhuman primates, allowing the further progress toward development of an animal model which parallels human biology," said Dr....
    on Dec 6, 2004 By: Gerald Schatten Source: EurekAlert (press release)

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