- neither sharp nor flat.
- changed in pitch by the sign ♮.
- being a card other than a wild card or joker.
- (of a set or sequence of cards) containing no wild cards.
- a white key on a piano, organ, or the like.
- the sign ♮, placed before a note, canceling the effect of a previous sharp or flat.
- a note affected by a ♮, or a tone thus represented.
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How to use natural in a sentence
We have 65,000 households as members, which is the largest of any natural history museum in the world.
With angles of 36, 72 and 108 degrees, the triangles’ connection to pentagons is natural and also allows the triangles to combine in many ways around a vertex.How to Solve Our Three John Conway-Inspired Puzzles|Pradeep Mutalik|November 20, 2020|Quanta Magazine
Midway through the project, the team met in Budapest and spent three whirlwind days sprinting to incorporate more natural examples.Scientists Uncover the Universal Geometry of Geology|Joshua Sokol|November 19, 2020|Quanta Magazine
You start off with something that kind of looks like it maybe doesn’t have any natural order in it.
As part of the ProPublica Local Reporting Network, in 2018 Ward led a series about West Virginia's natural gas industry and in 2019 and 2020 an investigation of the business empire of the state's governor, Jim Justice.ProPublica Selects Six Journalists for Distinguished Fellows Program|by ProPublica|November 16, 2020|ProPublica
“This is not a contest about natural assets or even about naturalness,” Sousa recently told the Venezuelan press.
He had a naturalness in his body that gave him a feeling that when he moved, it seemed so easy—it was so electric and wild.
The almost lazy naturalness and simplicity faded gradually out of it, revealing the alert and seductive woman of the world.Bella Donna|Robert Hichens
There was a naturalness in his enjoyment which was almost boylike; a naive sort of exultation possessed him.When Valmond Came to Pontiac, Complete|Gilbert Parker
Now the advantage of Dink's method of signaling was in its absolute naturalness.The Varmint|Owen Johnson
Countess Yaskov told me her story, the narrative of her friend, with perfect naturalness and with a quiet ease.Overlooked|Maurice Baring
That is the setting of our Pearl, a creature of divine naturalness, waiting until some Quaker Cupid twangs his bow.The Red City|S. Weir Mitchell
British Dictionary definitions for natural
- (of a card) not a joker or wild card
- (of a canasta or sequence) containing no wild cards
- (of a bid in bridge) describing genuine values; not conventional
Derived forms of naturalnaturalness, noun
Idioms and Phrases with natural
see under big as life.