When different definitions were used

Artificial

Many types of differnt artificial stuff

1380 - 2007

brought about by human skill that does not occur or result naturally

1425 - 1991

something which is made or occurs naturally; man-made

1425 - 2006

According to the principles of an art or science; scientific, systematic.

1425 - 1977

Displaying art or skill. characterized by artifice; artful, cunning. Obs.

1475 - 1868

Of a thing: skilfully made or contrived; cleverly constructed.

1490 - 1833

workmanship, a method, etc.: displaying technical skill; expert, ingenious.

1513 - 1734

Of or designating the practical arts or crafts; (esp. of language) technical.

1531 - 1794

Of a person: skilled in an art or craft; technically or artistically adept. Ob

1531 - 1821

a natural phenomenon: produced by or resulting from human skill or design.

1542 - 1999

  With the. That which is artificial. Freq.

1546 - 2001

Not natural or genuine in appearance or manners; affected, pretentious.

1558 - 2007

fabricated for a particular purpose, esp. for deception

1564 - 1962

Logic, an argument: relying on sound rational principles opposed to authority

1584 - 1970

 2. An artificial or man-made thing; a product of artifice. Usu

1610 - 1999

Displaying education or training; scholarly. Now rare.

1618 - 1957

designating a device made to replace a missing or abnormal body part;

1635 - 2000

. a gas or vapour produced chemically and different from atmospheric air;

1682 - 1860

scheme based to enable identification rather than natural affinities

1761 - 1999

An artificial fertilizer.

1805 - 1991

An artificial flower

1840 - 1977

Angling. An artificial bait.

1847 - 1977

a man-made object that is placed in orbit round a celestial object,

1880 - 1995

nuclear transmutation and radioactivity: brought about rather than spontaneous

1907 - 2001

Designating a bid system to signal info about a player's hand to his partner

1927 - 2003