a non-caloric substitute for sugar that is often intensely more sweet, such as aspartame, acesulfame potassium, saccharin, alitame, and sucralose
The purpose for using an artificial sweetener is generally to replace sugar and reduce calories.
- Artificial turf
any of various synthetic, carpetlike materials made to resemble turf and used as a playing surface for football and baseball fields, to cover patios, etc. noun See artificial surface
- Artificial ventilation
artificial ventilation artificial ventilation n. See artificial respiration. Historical Examples The properties of air which render both natural and artificial ventilation possible are diffusion, motion, and gravity. The Home Medical Library, Volume V (of VI) Various A gust of bracing air and rough exertion breaks in upon the artificial ventilation of the House of Commons. […]
quality. an thing or trait: artificialities of speech. Contemporary Examples The artificiality of the TV show, when paired with the growing intimacy between the cast members, was often jarringly surreal. The Surreal Genius of Bravo’s Rich Kids Docudrama ‘NYC Prep’ Amy Zimmerman April 22, 2014 Liberals still searched for the authenticity and energy denied them […]
verb (transitive) to render artificial