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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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Oerlikon will continue to develop its position in the growing manmade fiber market, which has experienced a compounded annual growth rate of about 5% for the past five years.
According to the municipalities, 12 manmade lakes located in the Chouf towns of Mresti Jbaa, Khraibe, Bazaran and Barouk with capacities of 2,058 cubic meters, built at a cost at an estimated cost of $50,000 each "are so far successfully operating and rendering benefits to a number of Chouf towns and villages.
Category 666, "other manmade fiber home furnishings," which includes curtains and placemats, rose 15 percent in 1994 to 351 million SME, from 305 million SME.
Normally, tissue surrounds and protects the body from the introduction of any manmade material, and normal function and health of the tissue returns.
The company, which will be located in Bobingen, Germany, will utilize Hoechst's expertise with polyester-based manmade fibers, Autefa's strength in the technical processes of construction of tearing machines and recycling plants and Glaeser's knowledge of textile raw material recycling, especially manmade fiber products.
meters for manmade leather, not more than one million sq.
com/research/3fa5c8/turkey_trade_of_se) has announced the addition of the "Turkey Trade of Sewing Thread of Manmade Staple Fibres: Import, Export, Market Prospects" report to their offering.
Page 3: ManMade Fiber (MMF) - Overview, Production of Fiber and Yarn (2005-2015e), Installed Capacity of Fiber and yarn (2009) Market Segmentation
The first section covers World production of manmade and natural fibres for the period 1990 to 2009.
tons of manmade fibres/filament produced in 2009, 72% or tons was polyester filament yarn and .
tons of manmade fibres and 2 million tons of cotton, accounting for 12% of global trade in manmade fibres and 30% in cotton
Natural and manmade disasters are a threat to any community," explained Julie Van Dooren, Chief Executive Officer for the American Red Cross Sacramento Sierra Chapter.