In the other form the tonic chord was artificial, that is to say, minor.
Trout by nature, and landlocked salmon by artificial planting.
Nor does he give any reason, as that the moon was shining, or that some artificial light was present to dispel the darkness.
She is as artificial as a tin minnow and she glitters like one.
The dyer mixes his dyes for the coloring of tons of valuable silk and the artist paints under this artificial light.
If an artificial bog, the bottom may be made of cement or puddled clay.
But people remind one always of the artificial frontier which makes it Switzerland.
In its origin our Christian theology is no artificial, manufactured product.
The latter may in very many cases be proved to be a direct copy or representation of a natural or artificial object.
That is one of the reasons why they built both on artificial hills.
artificial late 14c., "made by man" (opposite of natural), from O.Fr. artificial, from L. artificialis "of or belonging to art," from artificium (see artifice). Another early use was in the phrase artificial day "part of the day from sunrise to sunset" (late 14c.). Artificial insemination dates from 1897. Artificial intelligence "the science and engineering of making intelligent machines" was coined in 1956.