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Organicness vs. Organic

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Organicnessnoun

The quality of being organic.

Organicadjective

(biology) Pertaining to or derived from living organisms.

Organicadjective

Pertaining to an organ of the body of a living organism.

Organicadjective

(chemistry) Relating to the compounds of carbon, relating to natural products.

Organicadjective

(agriculture) Of food or food products, grown in an environment free from artificial agrichemicals, and possibly certified by a regulatory body.

Organicadjective

(sociology) Describing a form of social solidarity theorized by Emile Durkheim that is characterized by voluntary engagements in complex interdependencies for mutual benefit (such as business agreements), rather than mechanical solidarity, which depends on ascribed relations between people (as in a family or tribe).

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Organicadjective

(military) Of a military unit or formation, or its elements, belonging to a permanent organization (in contrast to being temporarily attached).

Organicadjective

Instrumental; acting as instruments of nature or of art to a certain destined function or end.

Organicadjective

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Organicadjective

Developing in a gradual or natural fashion.

‘The writing of the script was an organic process.’;

Organicadjective

Harmonious; coherent; structured.

‘The production came together in an organic whole.’;

Organicnoun

(chemistry) An organic compound.

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Organicnoun

An organic food.

Organicnoun

(science fiction) A living organism, as opposed to a robot or hologram.

Organicadjective

Of or pertaining to an organ or its functions, or to objects composed of organs; consisting of organs, or containing them; as, the organic structure of animals and plants; exhibiting characters peculiar to living organisms; as, organic bodies, organic life, organic remains. Cf. Inorganic.

Organicadjective

Produced by the organs; as, organic pleasure.

Organicadjective

Instrumental; acting as instruments of nature or of art to a certain destined function or end.

‘Those organic arts which enable men to discourse and write perspicuously.’;

Organicadjective

Forming a whole composed of organs.

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Organicadjective

Of or pertaining to compounds which are derivatives of hydrocarbons; pertaining to, or denoting, any one of a large series of carbon-containing compounds which are related to the carbon compounds produced by biological processes (such as methane, oils, fats, sugars, alcohols, ethers, proteins, etc.) and include many substances of artificial production which may or may not occur in animals or plants; - contrasted with inorganic.

Organicnoun

a fertilizer that is derived from animal or vegetable matter

Organicadjective

relating or belonging to the class of chemical compounds having a carbon basis;

‘hydrocarbons are organic compounds’;

Organicadjective

of or relating to or derived from living organisms;

‘organic soil’;

Organicadjective

being or relating to or derived from or having properties characteristic of living organisms;

‘organic life’; ‘organic growth’; ‘organic remains found in rock’;

Organicadjective

involving or affecting physiology or bodily organs;

‘an organic disease’;

Organicadjective

of or relating to foodstuff grown or raised without synthetic fertilizers or pesticides or hormones;

‘organic eggs’; ‘organic vegetables’; ‘organic chicken’;

Organicadjective

simple and healthful and close to nature;

‘an organic lifestyle’;

Organicadjective

constitutional in the structure of something (especially your physical makeup)

Organicadjective

relating to or derived from living matter

‘organic soils’;

Organicadjective

relating to or denoting compounds containing carbon (other than simple binary compounds and salts) and chiefly or ultimately of biological origin.

Organicadjective

(of food or farming methods) produced or involving production without the use of chemical fertilizers, pesticides, or other artificial chemicals

‘organic farming’; ‘organic meat’;

Organicadjective

relating to a bodily organ or organs.

Organicadjective

(of a disease) affecting the structure of an organ.

Organicadjective

denoting or characterized by a harmonious relationship between the elements of a whole

‘the organic unity of the integral work of art’;

Organicadjective

characterized by gradual or natural development

‘the organic growth of community projects’;

Organicnoun

a food produced by organic farming.

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