Meaning of ARTIFICIAL in English

ARTIFICIAL

[adjective] - made by people, often as a copy of something natural or (disapproving) not sincereI don't like wearing clothes made of artificial fibres.He was born with only one ear, but surgeons have fitted him with an artificial one made of silicon.A lot of people use artificial sweeteners in their tea or coffee.Many citizens feel that the division of their country is artificial.(disapproving) Their cheerfulness seemed rather strained and artificial.Artificial insemination ( AI) is the process of putting sperm into a female using methods which do not involve sexual activity between a male and female. In animals this method is used to improve the quality of the breed.Artificial intelligence ( AI) is the study of how to produce machines that have some of the qualities that the human mind has, such as the ability to understand language, recognize pictures, solve problems and learn.Artificial respiration is the act of forcing air in and out of the lungs of a person who has stopped breathing, esp. by blowing into their mouth and pressing their chest until they start breathing again.Rescuers pulled the child from the river, and she was given artificial respiration.

Cambridge English vocab.      Кембриджский английский словарь.