- (of a fiber) manufactured synthetically from a cellulosic or noncellulosic base; produced chemically.
- (of a fabric or garment) constructed of synthetically made fibers.
Origin of man-made
Examples from the Web for manmade
Fifty years ago, we were just beginning to learn some important lessons from natural disasters, epidemics, and manmade tragedies.Heed the Warnings: Why We’re on the Brink of Mass Extinction|Sean B. Carroll|November 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The official language deployed in natural and manmade disasters can often be formulaic and confusing.
The only way to honor our tragic histories is to create a future for our children free of manmade tragedy.
Staff members are accorded rooms in luxurious palaces or five-star hotels with views of manmade, pristine lakes.
A country so steeped in manmade misfortunes, so proud of its ethos of self-support, was caught unaware when nature struck.
The message sank in: foreigners love disasters, natural and manmade.After the Rain|Sam Vaknin
The study of the Law isn't like the study of physics or whatever; these are manmade laws—commands, not descriptions....Or Your Money Back|Gordon Randall Garrett
The three crowded into the cool recesses of the manmade aerie.The Great Dome on Mercury|Arthur Leo Zagat