produced, formed, or made by humans.
produced artificially; not resulting from natural processes.
(of a fiber) manufactured synthetically from a cellulosic or noncellulosic base; produced chemically.
(of a fabric or garment) constructed of synthetically made fibers.
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How to use man-made in a sentence
A report says a man-made womb could be reality within 30 years.
These substances are relatively harmless compared to longer-living man-made plastics like polyethylene.
Built in 1889, it was the tallest man-made structure in the world until the Chrysler Building in New York caught up in 1930.
man-made genetics might allow for material appellations like stronger spider silk.
But a man-made code that is inharmonious with the moral law is an unjust law.Alex Haley’s 1965 Playboy Interview with Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. | Alex Haley | January 19, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
He was the man made for the time—precisely the middle term between the reign of the nobility and the reign of the populace.
The old man made no reply, and the crafty doctor wondered whether by silence he very reluctantly gave his consent.The Doctor of Pimlico | William Le Queux
In the first place, I am an Anarchist: I do not believe in man-made law, designed to enslave and oppress humanity.Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist | Alexander Berkman
The old man made no reply, but, slowly clasping his hands and closing his eyes, exclaimed “Thank God!”The Floating Light of the Goodwin Sands | R.M. Ballantyne
As robust as the quarryman, this man made violent efforts to extricate himself from the embrace of the serf.The Pilgrim's Shell or Fergan the Quarryman | Eugne Sue
British Dictionary definitions for man-made
made or produced by man; artificial
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