• WordNet 3.6
    • adv artificially not according to nature; not by natural means "artificially induced conditions"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The USSR launched the world's first artificial satellite, Sputnik 1, in 1957.
    • Artificially Craftily; artfully. "Sharp dissembled so artificially ."
    • Artificially In an artificial manner; by art, or skill and contrivance, not by nature.
    • Artificially Ingeniously; skillfully. "The spider's web, finely and artificially wrought."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: An artificial Christmas tree last up to six years in a home
    • artificially In an artificial manner; by art or human skill and contrivance.
    • artificially With good contrivance; with skill or ingenuity.
    • artificially Artfully; craftily.
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  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    “Cities force growth and make people talkative and entertaining, but they also make them artificial.”
  • Jean Baudrillard
    “The sad thing about artificial intelligence is that it lacks artifice and therefore intelligence.”
  • Socrates
    “Contentment is natural wealth, luxury is artificial poverty.”
  • Oscar Wilde
    “The first duty of life is to be as artificial as possible. What the second duty is no one as yet discovered.”
  • Henry P. Fairchild
    Henry P. Fairchild
    “No amount of artificial reinforcement can offset the natural inequalities of human individuals.”
  • Henry Miller
    “The man who looks for security, even in the mind, is like a man who would chop off his limbs in order to have artificial ones which will give him no pain or trouble.”


In literature:

For modeling open mouths, finishing mounted specimens, making artificial rocks, stumps and boughs, it is very desirable.
"Home Taxidermy for Pleasure and Profit" by Albert B. Farnham
Are there, then, artificialities which are not "petty," which are noble, large, and grand?
"Mental Efficiency" by Arnold Bennett
Saline medicines, as Glauber's salt or the artificial Carlsbad salt, are indicated.
"Special Report on Diseases of the Horse" by United States Department of Agriculture
The surface may have a considerable slope, while the lower strata lie nearly level, as if they had been cut through by artificial grading.
"Farm drainage" by Henry Flagg French
Natural laws govern all nature and reduce all they govern to eternal right; therefore love naturally, not artificially.
"Searchlights on Health: Light on Dark Corners" by B.G. Jefferis
And thus provided with artificial and pickled auxiliaries, the indefatigable troller will never be brought to a stand.
"The Teesdale Angler" by R Lakeland
We have already alluded to the great danger to the child, particularly in a city, that is artificially fed from birth.
"The Physical Life of Woman:" by Dr. George H Napheys
Artificial silk bears a deceptive resemblance to the natural article, and has nearly the same luster.
"Textiles" by William H. Dooley
They were very artificial and arbitrary.
"Folkways" by William Graham Sumner
Pope's "Windsor Forest" is an elaborate though artificial piece of description.
"Elementary Guide to Literary Criticism" by F. V. N. Painter

In poetry:

And freed from artificial wants,
I love to dwell in nature's haunts,
And by the mountain's crystal lake
A rustic habitation make.
"Nature's Child." by Alfred Castner King
What artificial ornaments they wear,
Black patches, paint, and locks of powdered hair;
Likewise in lofty hoops they are arrayed,
As if they would correct what God had made.
"England's Alarm. or The Pious Christian's Speedy Call To Repentance" by Anonymous British
Although a learned Entomologist
May doubt if Humbugs really do exist,
Yet each of us, I'm sure, can truly say
We've seen a number of them in our day.
But are they real?--well, a mind judicial
Perhaps would call them false and artificial.
"A Phenomenal Fauna" by Carolyn Wells

In news:

(AP) — A factory that produces artificial fingernails and related products in central Arkansas caught fire Thursday morning, prompting employees to evacuate the plant and several nearby small businesses.
Patent #: 7,105,227Inventor(s): Yoshiaki Yasuda, Yasuhiro Takeda, Shuhei Ishino and Yoshihiro TanbaCompany: Kuraray Co. A flame-retardant artificial leather sheet substrate was granted a patent.
Chronic exposure to an artificial butter flavoring ingredient, known as.
Since 2001, academic studies have shown links between the disease and a chemical used in artificial butter flavor called diacetyl.
When it comes to Christmas trees, there's natural, there's artificial (read: plastic), and now there's this.
Changing the flicker of artificial lights could mean big savings.
A 2007 Lancet study found a mixture of four artificial food colors plus the preservative sodium benzoate aggravated hyperactivity even in children without ADHD.
Artificial Dye Safe to Eat, Panel Says.
The Fourteenth Conference on Innovative Applications of Artificial Intelligence.
That's right, American Wave Machines (AWM) has unleashed a brand new technology, allowing for the first free-standing wave machine that creates artificial lefts, rights, and even barrels in the comfort of a pool.
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department says Jeff Kirk caught the fish while jigging with an artificial lure in Glendo Reservoir.
Biodel Awarded NIH Grant to Develop Glucagon Formulations for Use in Artificial Pancreas.
Sheets of carbon nanotubes could make strong, stretchy artificial muscles with amazing properties.
Currently, our interactions with devices are constrained, as we need to program/configure devices, primarily through some artificial interface, instead of interacting through a dialog agent.
THE brightly colored creatures gyrate along the curved bank of 12 computer monitors, at once artificial in their sharp-edged geometry yet thoroughly lifelike in their movements.

In science:

Recent claims on the mass production of artificial H boosted theoretical studies on the HH PEC .
Theoretical and observed potential energy curves for neutral 4-unit charge Coulomb systems containing antihydrogen
We know how an artificial computer works because we have built it. But how the information is transmitted in the Nature? Now we are ready to answer this question: we are able to point out the natural binary code and its operational protocol.
Fluctuations and Long-Term Stability: from Coherence to Chaos
Many researchers such as Holland, Schwefel, and Koza, have stated that Artificial Neural Networks are evolved by the utilization of evolutionary algorithms.
Fish recognition based on the combination between robust feature selection, image segmentation and geometrical parameter techniques using Artificial Neural Network and Decision Tree
Yao, X., 1995. Evolutionary artificial neural networks. In: Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Technology, Vol. 33, ed. A. Kent and J.G. Williams, Marcel Dekker Inc., New York. Pao, Y.H., 1989. Adaptative pattern recognition and Neural Networks. Ed. Addison-Wesley, Malta.
Fish recognition based on the combination between robust feature selection, image segmentation and geometrical parameter techniques using Artificial Neural Network and Decision Tree
Alberto Moraglio, Cecilia Di Chio, Julian Togelius and Riccardo Poli, 2008, “Geometric Particle Swarm Optimization”, Journal on Artificial Evolution and Applications, Article ID 143624. . T.F.
Efficient Inventory Optimization of Multi Product, Multiple Suppliers with Lead Time using PSO