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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Of or relating to the use of microorganisms or substances, such as enzymes, to perform specific industrial or manufacturing processes. Also: Of or relating to the application of practical life sciences to industry or commerce

Usage examples (32)
  • Cloned livestock are the next frontier in biotech farming.
  • Great to see the city's far-sighted investment in biotech starting to pay off.
  • However, surging oil prices and advances in biotech over the past decade have refueled the algae biocrude race.
  • There is enough potential in biotech, nanotech, and computer tech to make it possible for growth to accelerate further. for more
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