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nonnatural

(ˌnɒnˈnætʃərəl)
adj
not natural; unnatural
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Adj.1.nonnatural - existing outside of or not in accordance with naturenonnatural - existing outside of or not in accordance with nature; "find transcendental motives for sublunary action"-Aldous Huxley
supernatural - not existing in nature or subject to explanation according to natural laws; not physical or material; "supernatural forces and occurrences and beings"
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op PODCAST 99% Invisible Everything around us in the nonnatural world has been designed and shaped by human beings.
(4) We could say that in the former case smoke indicates fire because of its causal connection with fire, while in the latter case smoke expresses a call to war because that is the nonnatural meaning given to it by convention or by its place in a communicative practice.
If an entity (i.e., a nonnatural person) owns a foreign account, when does the entity itself need to file an FBAR, and when does an FBAR need to be filed by someone connected to the entity?
Natural mortality of phytoplankton was reduced to account for this change, given its initial parameterization would over-compensate for nonnatural mortality effects that were not in the model.
By some reason, for example for birds in captivity or domestic birds when alien parasites switch to the nonnatural host, they can cause troubles.
"Carboxytherapy is a promising fat reduction therapy in that it does not require expensive disposable products, or nonnatural materials," Dr.
As mentioned above, the neurovirulence of BV actually relates to its neurovirulence in nonnatural host species.
Moreover, DM candidates sitting around the electroweak scale may also be well-motivated in the context of nonnatural theories addressing other possible SM issues, such as proton stability and/or gauge coupling unification; see, e.g., [47-49] for the case of supersymmetry; [50-53] for interesting universal/warped extra-dimensional proposals.
Interactions between the Lpt proteins were further characterized by site-specific crosslinking with the nonnatural amino acid p-benzoyl-L-phenylalanine (Bph) [127].
However, dopamine can also be released by "nonnatural rewards," such as alcohol, drugs, compulsive activities (like gambling), and other risky behaviors.
When these mutations were reversed using nonnatural amino acids, the antiadenoviral activity was restored.
However, in the latter series 46.5% of the 2187 cardiac arrests were due to nonnatural causes and 63.5% of the patients had been resuscitated with the use of mechanical cardiocompression devices.