any substance created artificially to flavor food products
Artificial flavoring is a specific and often complex mixture of singular naturally occurring flavor compounds combined to either imitate or enhance a natural flavor.
- Artificial gene
a duplicate gene synthesized in the laboratory by combining nucleotides in a sequence characteristic of the copied gene.
- Artificial gravity
a simulated gravity or sensation of weight established within a spacecraft by means of the craft’s rotation, acceleration, or deceleration. Historical Examples The artificial gravity induced a sense of security as absolute as though the ship were resting on living rock. The Star Lord Boyd Ellanby Mr. Wordsley’s eyes protruded from that unbearable weight, and […]
- Artificial harmonics
harmonics of a note produced on a stringed instrument by lightly touching a stopped sounded string. Historical Examples Whole passages are written for this form of artificial harmonics. Chats to ‘Cello Students Arthur Broadley
- Artificial heart
any of various four-chambered devices, modeled on the human heart, that pump blood by attachment to a power source and that are constructed for temporary external use or for implantation as a temporary or permanent heart replacement. artificial heart n. A mechanical pump used to replace the function of a damaged heart, either temporarily or […]