1. [syn: man-made, semisynthetic, synthetic]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
man-made \man-made\ adj.
Not of natural origin; prepared or made by humans;
artificial; of substances, made by chemical reaction rather
than extracted from a natural source; as, man-made fibers;
man-made gems. Opposed to natural.
Syn: semisynthetic, synthetic.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: not of natural origin; prepared or made artificially;
"man-made fibers"; "synthetic leather" [syn: man-made,