Synthetic

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A synthetic is an artificial material produced by organic chemical synthesis.

Synthetic also may refer to:

In the sense of both "combination" and "artificial"[edit]

In the sense of "combination"[edit]

In the sense of "artificial"[edit]

  • Synthetic diamond
  • Synthetic fibers, cloth or other material made from other substances than natural (animal, plant) materials
  • Synthetic intelligence a term emphasizing that true intelligence expressed by computing machines is not an imitation or "artificial."
  • Synthetic or constructed language, such as Esperanto
  • Synthetic music, produced by a synthesizer, a machine to create artificial sound and music
  • Synthetic chord in music theory
  • Synthetic person or legal personality, characteristic of a non-human entity regarded by law as having the status of a person
  • Synthetic elements, chemical elements that are not naturally found on Earth and therefore have to be created in experiments
  • Synthetic data, are any data applicable to a given situation that are not obtained by direct measurement or from live system as described in synthetic data; terminology used in testing of software applications
  • Synthetic monitoring, (also known as active monitoring) is website monitoring that is done using a web browser emulation or scripted recordings of web transactions
  • Synthetic setae, emulate the anatomical processes found on various animals, including the feet of basilisk lizards and the toes of geckos

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