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artificial

Biology relating to superficial characteristics not based on the interrelationships of organisms

artificial

Made to resemble a natural material or object, for example, faux marbre.
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Subsequently artificially sweetened soft drinks (with aspartame, acesulfame-K or saccharine) have often been promoted as a safe alternative.
They compared drinks that were sweetened with sugar and artificially sweetened.
This process is the result of interactive artificially intelligent underwriting systems, and while no company can do this fight now, it is closer to reality than one might think.
Pegging Chinese currency to an artificially low rate of exchange with the U.
Rats that had gotten only sugared drinks are another 4 calories, whereas those that had alternately downed sugared and artificially sweetened drinks pigged out on a whop ping 15-calorie repast.
For example, at the follow-up G7 meeting in Boca Raton, European officials had expected Washington to press forward, arguing specifically that China and Japan are the main culprits keeping their currencies artificially weak through massive currency intervention.
In the ComEd/Exelon-driven auction process, bidding among power suppliers is artificially stopped at an arbitrary point.
During the class period, Company insiders sold Shaw shares at prices artificially inflated by defendants' materially false and misleading statements, for proceeds in excess of $80 million.
Any time levels are artificially high, the market is going to correct itself and stabilize.
Among other things, plaintiff claims that defendants' material omissions and the dissemination of materially false and misleading statements regarding the nature of ICN's business operations, revenue and earnings caused ICN's stock price to become artificially inflated, inflicting damages on investors.
Among other things, plaintiff claims that defendants' material omissions and the dissemination of materially false and misleading statements regarding the nature of HPL's business operations and accounting practices caused HPL's stock price to become artificially inflated, inflicting damages on investors.
NASDAQ:NEOL - news) ("NeoPharm" or the "Company") between September 25, 2000 and April 19, 2002, inclusive (the "Class Period") at artificially inflated prices due to the defendants' materially false and misleading statements concerning its net income and inventories.