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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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.
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.
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.
It's a natural phenomenon to have lightning fires to burn weeds and grass away.
our analyses indicate that the mystery cloud was produced either by an as-yet-unknown natural phenomenon or by a man-made atmospheric explosion.
Describe and analyze a natural phenomenon using the concepts of physics; analyze how these concepts are developed and used in scientific work and practical applications.
This awe-inspiring natural phenomenon is created by the springtime bloom of world renowned Giant Tecolote Ranunculus at The Flower Fields(R) at Carlsbad Ranch.
This spectacular natural phenomenon was first reported by Texas' most famous birdwatcher, Connie Hagar.
Weathernews already provides PCCW's Network of the World (NOW) with weather information for "Mother-Ship," the weather and natural phenomenon vortal (vertical portal) on NOW.
MetaTools' Final Effects for Composer provides us with a set of powerful tools enabling artists to combine natural phenomenon with live action plates; all within the compositing process.
Summary: Argentina has enjoyed a stunning natural phenomenon - the return of the migrating southern right whales.