Organic

Organic

Organic may refer to:

  • Of or relating to an organism, a living entity
  • Of or relating to an organ

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Chemistry

  • Organic matter, matter that has come from a once-living organism, is capable of decay or the product of decay, or is composed of organic compound
  • Organic chemistry, chemistry involving organic compounds
  • Organic compound, a compound that contains carbon (although some carbon-containing compounds are excluded)

Farming, certification and products:

  • Organic farming, agriculture conducted according to certain standards, especially the use of only naturally produced fertilizers and non-chemical means of pest control
  • Organic certification, accreditation process for producers of organic products
  • Organic clothing, clothing produced from organic fibers such as organic cotton
  • Organic horticulture, the science and art of growing fruits, vegetables, flowers, or ornamental plants by following the essential principles of organic agriculture
    • Organic food, food produced from organic farming methods and often certified organic according to organic farming standards
      • Organic beef, beef grown according to organic food principles
      • Organic beans, produced and processed without the use of synthetic fertilizers and pesticides
  • Organic baby products, organic products intended for babies and toddlers
  • Organic movement, movement of organizations and individuals promoting organic farming and organic food
  • See also sustainable agriculture

Computing

  • Wetware computer (or organic computer), a computer built from living neurons and ganglions
  • Organic computing, computing systems with properties of self-configuration, self-optimization, self-healing, and/or self-protection
  • Organic search, search results through unpaid search engine listings, rather than through paid advertisements
  • Organic search engine, search engine which uses a combination of human operators and computer algorithms
  • Organic semiconductor, an organic compound that exhibits similar properties to inorganic semiconductors

Economics and business

  • Organic growth, business expansion through increasing output and sales as opposed to mergers, acquisitions and take-overs
  • Organic, Inc., original digital marketing & advertising agency
  • Organic organisation, one which is flexible and has a flat structure
  • Organic Records, a sub-label of Pamplin Music

Military

  • Organic (military), a military unit that is a permanent part of a larger unit and (usually) provides some specialized capability to that parent unit

Law

Music

Other

See also

  • All pages beginning with "Organic"

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  • Organic — Or*gan ic, a. [L. organicus, Gr. ?: cf. F. organique.] 1. (Biol.) 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;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • organic — or‧gan‧ic [ɔː gænɪk ǁ ɔːr ] adjective 1. FARMING relating to methods of growing food without using artificial chemicals: • They claim that organic farming is better for the environment. • the expanding market for organic produce 2 …   Financial and business terms

  • organic — ORGÁNIC, Ă, organici, ce, adj. 1. Care ţine de structura, de esenţa, de funcţiile unui organ sau ale unui organism; privitor la organe sau organisme vii. 2. Care are structura unui organism1, constituind un întreg diferenţiat şi în acelaşi timp… …   Dicționar Român

  • organic — (adj.) 1510s, serving as an organ or instrument, from L. organicus, from Gk. organikos of or pertaining to an organ, from organon instrument (see ORGAN (Cf. organ)). Sense of from organized living beings is first recorded 1778 (earlier this sense …   Etymology dictionary

  • organic — [ôr gan′ik] adj. [L organicus < Gr organikos] 1. of or having to do with a bodily organ 2. of or involving the basic makeup of a thing; inherent; inborn; constitutional 3. made up of systematically interrelated parts; organized 4. a)… …   English World dictionary

  • organic — I adjective anatomical, basal, basic, constitutional, deep rooted, derived from within, elemental, fundamental, implanted, inborn, inbred, indigenous, ingrained, inherent, innate, instinctive, intrinsic, intrinsical, native, natural, original,… …   Law dictionary

  • orgànić — m glazb. reg. usna harmonika [svirati ∼; izvesti na ∼u] …   Veliki rječnik hrvatskoga jezika

  • organic — [adj] basic, natural amoebic, anatomical, animate, basal, biological, biotic, cellular, constitutional, elemental, essential, fundamental, inherent, innate, integral, live, living, necessary, nuclear, original, plasmic, primary, prime, primitive …   New thesaurus

  • organic — ► ADJECTIVE 1) relating to or derived from living matter. 2) not involving or produced with chemical fertilizers or other artificial chemicals. 3) Chemistry relating to or denoting compounds containing carbon and chiefly or ultimately of… …   English terms dictionary

  • organic — 01. We buy [organic] food at the farmers market. It costs a little bit more, but we think it s better for our health. 02. Regular bananas are 59¢ a pound, and [organic] bananas are 89¢. 03. It s hard to know what [organic] really means for the… …   Grammatical examples in English

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