any synthetic substance, other than soap, that is an effective cleanser and functions equally well as a surface-active agent in hard or soft water.
noun 1. a simplified procedure for dividing a polynomial by a linear polynomial.
- Synthetic dye
synthetic dye n. Any of the organic dyes originally derived from coal-tar derivatives, but currently synthesized from benzene and its derivatives.
noun 1. fuel in the form of liquid or gas (synthetic natural gas) manufactured from coal or in the form of oil extracted from shale or tar sands.
noun 1. elementary geometry, as distinct from analytic geometry.