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synthetic in Chemistry topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsyntheticsyn‧thet‧ic /sɪnˈθetɪk/ ●○○ adjective 🔊 🔊 HCARTIFICIALproduced by combining different artificial substances, rather than being naturally produced opp natural 🔊 synthetic chemicalssynthetic fibres/materials/fabricssee thesaurus at artificialsynthetically /-kli/ adverb
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syntheticI thought it was pretty synthetic.Use detergent when washing synthetic bags, as soap can destroy the crimping and cause the bag to lose its loft.Why are some people apparently made ill by everyday synthetic chemicals?Many old herbal remedies have disappeared and been replaced by synthetic drugs.The rug is made from a mixture of wool and synthetic fibres.A synthetic form of melatonin can be bought over-the-counter at health food stores and many pharmacies.It also is useful to wrap this synthetic material around shrubs that are prone to freeze damage.The jacket is made of synthetic materials.An interesting and ambitious solution to the oil import bill problem is to substitute synthetic petrol made from natural gas.Until recently Gomez had to feed the fish and invertebrates dwelling on the synthetic reef with supplemental food.synthetic rubberThe lightweight upper is made from synthetic suede and nylon and the support is given by the thermoplastic heel counter.synthetic fibres/materials/fabricsIt can not be used on suede or synthetic materials.Then we learned to extract raw materials from her biosphere to create our own new synthetic materials.Use fine thread; silk thread with silk fabrics, and synthetic thread with synthetic fabrics.Notes accompanying the disc offer facts about synthetic fibres, hydrocarbons, and plastics together with true or false quizzes.They use synthetic materials in ways which suggest a genetics of the non-natural world, as if they have already written nature off.Fillings used include natural fibres such as cashmere, lamb's wool, horsehair and felt and synthetic materials like polyester.All synthetic fabrics, plastics, chipboard, plywood, foam rubber and other man-made materials are excluded from the oasis.Among the synthetic fibres used in furnishing fabrics are nylon, polyester and acrylic.