natural phenomenon

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Noun1.natural phenomenon - all phenomena that are not artificialnatural phenomenon - all phenomena that are not artificial
phenomenon - any state or process known through the senses rather than by intuition or reasoning
chemical phenomenon - any natural phenomenon involving chemistry (as changes to atoms or molecules)
geological phenomenon - a natural phenomenon involving the structure or composition of the earth
organic phenomenon - (biology) a natural phenomenon involving living plants and animals
physical phenomenon - a natural phenomenon involving the physical properties of matter and energy
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Why, because with electricity," Levin interrupted again, "every time you rub tar against wool, a recognized phenomenon is manifested, but in this case it does not happen every time, and so it follows it is not a natural phenomenon.
This superstition may also have arisen, in part, from a natural phenomenon of a singular nature.
The immense accretion of flesh which had descended on her in middle life like a flood of lava on a doomed city had changed her from a plump active little woman with a neatly-turned foot and ankle into something as vast and august as a natural phenomenon.
Reaching the table-land at last, we found crowds of men roused from their sleep, shivering with fear and huddled up together in the utmost consternation at the natural phenomenon which they were witnessing.
Is there any natural phenomenon more bewildering to the scientific inquirer?
But all of them, grown people and children, had a kind of familiarity with the Great Stone Face, although some possessed the gift of distinguishing this grand natural phenomenon more perfectly than many of their neighbors.
The strong wind in Varna, which during the night reached 65 km / h, caused a rare natural phenomenon on 30th of October - outflow of the sea.
The birth and death of Periodical Cicadas is by far the best and rarest natural phenomenon that occurs on our planet earth.
2107(2013) and Sequenom stand for the proposition that claims to essentially all uses of a natural phenomenon, even if newly discovered, are overly broad.
Summary: Argentina has enjoyed a stunning natural phenomenon - the return of the migrating southern right whales.
People feared eclipses for thousands of years," he said, noting that there is, however, no need to attach any superstitions with this natural phenomenon.
During the meeting, they also discussed the executive plan for establishing the centre including information, paying visits to the similar regional and international centres, organizing workshops and reviewing the status quo for the national committees and authorities to address the natural phenomenon.