- (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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Origin of man-made
Example sentences from the Web for man-made
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.
Of course, state and local governments have had to contend with elections disrupted by both manmade and natural disasters before.How Many More Near-Election Disasters Before Congress Wakes Up?|Richard L. Hasen|October 30, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The only way to honor our tragic histories is to create a future for our children free of manmade tragedy.
In 1983, Gaddafi initiates work on the Great Manmade River, a network of wells and pipelines for water.
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
Now this could not mean of men, because it ever has been the prerogative of absolute rulers like himself, to change manmade laws.