Definition of non-organic in English:


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Pronunciation: /nɒnɔːˈɡanɪk


1Not relating to or derived from living matter: non-organic archaeological finds
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  • Kubrick and Shahni's visual surfaces are highly decorative; they integrate the human with the non-organic surfaces of everyday objects and spaces and in Shahani's case, with nature as well.
  • Although in practice this may be true, consumption of non-organic materials is probably a by-product of their foraging.
  • Some aspects of lawn care require the usage of both organic and non-organic products.
2(Of food or farming methods) involving the use of chemical fertilizers and pesticides: non-organic hens' eggs
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  • Lindane is found in most non-organic chocolate.
  • Look out for the authorised non-organic ingredients listed on the label.
  • In fact sales of organic baby food have risen by nearly six per cent, compared with a slight decline in non-organic baby food.

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