Associations to the word «Organic»

Wiktionary

ORGANIC, adjective. (biology) pertaining to or derived from living organisms.
ORGANIC, adjective. Pertaining to an organ of the body of a living organism.
ORGANIC, adjective. (chemistry) relating to the compounds of carbon, relating to natural products
ORGANIC, adjective. Of food or food products, grown in an environment free from artificial agrichemicals, and possibly certified by a regulatory body.
ORGANIC, adjective. (sociology) describing a form of social solidarity theorized by Emile Durkheim that is characterized by voluntary engagements in complex interdepencies for mutual benefit (such as business agreements), rather than mechanical solidarity, which depends on ascribed relations between people (as in a family or tribe).
ORGANIC, adjective. (military) Of a military unit or formation, or its elements, belonging to a permanent organization (in contrast to being temporarily attached).
ORGANIC, adjective. Instrumental; acting as instruments of nature or of art to a certain destined function or end.
ORGANIC, adjective. (Internet) (of search results) Generated according to the ranking algorithms of a search engine, as opposed to paid placement by advertisers.
ORGANIC, noun. (chemistry) An organic compound
ORGANIC CHEMIST, noun. Chemist whose field is organic chemistry.
ORGANIC CHEMISTRY, noun. (chemistry) The chemistry of carbon-containing compounds, especially those that occur naturally in living organisms.
ORGANIC COMPOUND, noun. (organic chemistry) Any compound containing carbon atoms covalently bound to other atoms.
ORGANIC COMPOUNDS, noun. Plural of organic compound
ORGANIC ELECTROLUMINESCENT DISPLAY, noun. A display using organic electroluminescent materials such as organic light-emitting diodes.
ORGANIC ELECTROLUMINESCENT DISPLAYS, noun. Plural of organic electroluminescent display
ORGANIC FARMING, noun. (agriculture) An approach to farming based on biological methods that avoid the use of synthetic crop or livestock production inputs and on a broadly defined philosophy of farming that puts value on ecological harmony, resource efficiency, and non-intensive animal husbandry practices.
ORGANIC GROWTH, noun. (business) The business expansion through increasing output and sales as opposed to mergers, acquisitions and takeovers.
ORGANIC LAW, noun. (legal) A law or system of laws which forms the foundation of a government, corporation or other organization's body of rules. A constitution is a particular form of organic law for a sovereign state.
ORGANIC LAWS, noun. Plural of organic law
ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING DIODE, noun. A light-emitting diode constructed from a thin film of an organic compound
ORGANIC MATTER, noun. The residues of dead plants and animals in various stages of decomposition
ORGANIC SALT, noun. (organic chemistry) Any salt of an organic acid
ORGANIC SALT, noun. (informal) (marketing) table salt that has no additives

Dictionary definition

ORGANIC, noun. A fertilizer that is derived from animal or vegetable matter.
ORGANIC, adjective. Relating or belonging to the class of chemical compounds having a carbon basis; "hydrocarbons are organic compounds".
ORGANIC, adjective. Being or relating to or derived from or having properties characteristic of living organisms; "organic life"; "organic growth"; "organic remains found in rock".
ORGANIC, adjective. Involving or affecting physiology or bodily organs; "an organic disease".
ORGANIC, adjective. Of or relating to foodstuff grown or raised without synthetic fertilizers or pesticides or hormones; "organic eggs"; "organic vegetables"; "organic chicken".
ORGANIC, adjective. Simple and healthful and close to nature; "an organic lifestyle".
ORGANIC, adjective. Constitutional in the structure of something (especially your physical makeup).

Wise words

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley