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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Not created from the actions of living organisms

Usage examples (33)
  • This article contains irrefutable evidence concerning the abiotic (aka abiogenic) nature of virtually all hydrocarbons (e.g. petroleum and methane gas) found throughout...
  • Theirs is the abiogenic origin of petroleum deposits.
  • Still does not rule out the abiogenic theory of hydrocarbons.
  • Second, the abiogenic theory was promoted by Thomas Gold, a scientist who taught at Cornell. for more
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