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sin the tik

  • n  a compound made artificially by chemical reactions
  • s  not of natural origin; prepared or made artificially
    synthetic leather
  • a  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
  • a  systematic combining of root and modifying elements into single words
  • a  of a proposition whose truth value is determined by observation or facts
    `all men are arrogant' is a synthetic proposition
  • s  artificial as if portrayed in a film
  • s  not genuine or natural
    counterfeit rhetoric that flourishes when passions are synthetic"- George Will

  • In 1980, Congress enacted tax incentives that were designed to spur the development of a synthetic-fuel industry.
  • Hofmann's synthetic copy has only 23, but this part of the chain seems to function biologically as well as the wholesomewhat as if a coded message were pruned of unnecessary .
  • But he points out that synthetic methods usually become more efficient with practice and as they are better understood.
News & Articles

  • Synthetic pot costs shop owner $23,500 fine
    NEW PORT RICHEY - Six months after enacting an ordinance banning the sale of synthetic drugs in Pasco County, the first case before a judge resulted in fines of $23,500 for a Holiday shop owner.
    June 14, 2013 - The Tampa Tribune
  • Synthetic Biologics to Host Multiple Sclerosis-Estriol Investor Day in New York City on June 25, 2013
    ROCKVILLE, Md., June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Synthetic Biologics, Inc. (NYSE MKT: SYN), a developer of biologics focused on the prevention and treatment of serious infectious diseases, announced today ...
    June 13, 2013 - PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance
  • Uvalde mom says synthetic pot put her daughter in a mental hospital
    UVALDE, Texas -- A mother in Uvalde delivers a warning to parents: Her 21-year-old daughter is in the state mental hospital because she smoked synthetic marijuana. "I want other parents to know that it's here, it's real," said the mother, who did not wish to reveal her identity. "Now [my daughter] is pretty much going to be under care for the rest of her life." Before smoking synthetic drugs ...
    June 13, 2013 - KENS 5 San Antonio

  • Craig Venter in Daily Caller
    We're here today to announce the first synthetic cell,said genetic pioneer Craig Venter at a press conference held on Thursday at Washington, DC's Newseum. "This is the first self-replicating cell we've had on the planet whose parent is a...
  • Barack Obama in CNN (blog)
    President Obama in May asked the newly formed commission to study "the emerging field of cellular and genetic research known as synthetic biology ...... consider the potential medical, environmental, security, and other benefits of this field of...
  • Antonio in Inter Press Service
    We will not solve the world drugs problem if we simply push addiction from cocaine and heroin to other addictive substances - and there are unlimited amounts of [synthetic drugs], produced in mafia labs at trivial costs,Costa said.

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