Natural gas is gas which is found underground or under the sea. It is collected and stored, and piped into people's homes to be used for cooking and heating .
an ethical belief or system of beliefs supposed to be inherent in human nature and discoverable by reason rather than revelation
being as specified through one's birth
an illegitimate child; one born of illicit intercourse
A cycle is a series of events or processes that is repeated again and again, always in the same order.
death that occurs from natural causes, as disease or old age, rather than from violence or an accident
Natural food is food which has not been processed much and has not had artificial ingredients added to it.
If someone has a gift for doing something, they have a natural ability for doing it.
Light is the brightness that lets you see things. Light comes from sources such as the sun, moon, lamps, and fire.
any right that exists by virtue of natural law
the maximum angle at which soil will lie in a bank without slipping
→ the Natural State
The world is the planet that we live on.
limestone formation in WC Va., over a tributary of the James River: 215 ft (66 m) high; span c. 90 ft (27.4 m)
If someone dies of or from natural causes, they die because they are ill or old rather than because of an accident or violence.
grammatical gender that reflects, as in English, the sex or animacy of the referent of a noun rather than the form or any other feature of the word
Natural history is the study of animals and plants and other living things.
the principles and procedures that govern the adjudication of disputes between persons or organizations, chief among which are that the adjudication should be unbiased and given in good faith, and that each party should have equal access to the tribunal and should be aware of arguments and documents adduced by the other
any of the numbers 0,1,2,3,4,… that can be used to count the members of a set; the non-negative integers
See biological parent
Law See under person (sense 11 )
A remedy is something that is intended to cure you when you are ill or in pain.
the sciences collectively that are involved in the study of the physical world and its phenomena, including biology, physics, chemistry, and geology, but excluding social sciences, abstract or theoretical sciences, such as mathematics, and applied sciences
the sap of some trees used to produce a protective coating for things
(esp among the scholastics ) those virtues of which humankind is capable without direct help from God, specifically justice, temperance, prudence, and fortitude
Natural wastage is the process of employees leaving their jobs because they want to retire or move to other jobs, rather than because their employer makes them leave.
If a woman gives birth by natural childbirth, she does not take any drugs to relieve her pain or to send her to sleep .
Natural convection is the loss of heat from a hot solid or liquid into air which is not artificially agitated .
a system of formal logic that has no axioms but permits the assumption of premises of an argument . Such a system uses sequents to record which assumptions are operative at any stage
a natural event which causes a lot of damage and kills a lot of people
the frequency at which a system vibrates when set in free vibration
harmonics of a note produced on a stringed instrument by lightly touching an open or unstopped sounded string
immunity with which an individual is born, which has a genetic basis
The landscape is everything you can see when you look across an area of land, including hills, rivers, buildings, trees, and plants.
a language that has evolved naturally as a means of communication among people
a logarithm to the base e. Usually written log e or ln
the situation when, due to the economies of scale of a particular industry, the maximum efficiency of production and distribution is realized through a single supplier
A phenomenon is something that is observed to happen or exist.
(now only used in Scottish universities) physical science, esp physics
Your reaction to something that has happened or something that you have experienced is what you feel, say, or do because of it.
religion based on principles derived solely from reason and the study of nature
Immunology See natural immunity
an actual or potential form of wealth supplied by nature, as coal, oil, water power, arable land, etc.
Natural resources are all the land, forests, energy sources and minerals existing naturally in a place that can be used by people.
Natural selection is a process by which species of animals and plants that are best adapted to their environment survive and reproduce, while those that are less well adapted die out.
A tendency is a typical or repeated habit, action or belief.
the attempt to derive theological truth, and esp the existence of God, from empirical facts by reasoned argument
A natural catastrophe is an unexpected event, caused by nature, such as an earthquake or flood, in which there is a lot of suffering, damage, or death.
classification of organisms according to relationships based on descent from a common ancestor
Ingredients are the things that are used to make something, especially all the different foods you use when you are cooking a particular dish .