A call or play that has an "obvious" meaning, particularly a suit bid that suggests length or strength in the suit named, a no trump bid that suggests a balanced hand, a double that suggests the ability to defeat the contract, or a pass that suggest weakness. See Artificial.
1) When an Ace and ten-value card are dealt as the first two cards in Blackjack, 2) A total of 8 or 9 dealt in initial Baccarat hands, 3) A winning hand with no wild cards in a wild card Video Poker game.
In blackjack, it is a hand that consists of only two cards and ads up to 21. One card must be an ace and the other a ten value card (such as 10, J, Q or K). Sometimes a natural is also called a blackjack.
When the first two cards dealt in the game of Blackjack total 21. A Natural can also be referred to as a Blackjack. It usually pays 3:2 odds. (In the game of Baccarat, a Natural is a two-card total of eight or nine).
Also known as 21, or blackjack, is when a player or dealer's hand consists of 2 cards with a point total of 21. This is only possible with and ace and 10, jack, queen or king card. This is an automatic win for the player unless the dealer also has a point total of 21, in which case a push would occur. A natural usually pay 3:2 on the player's bet.
When the first two cards dealt to a player or dealer are an ace and a 10. When a player receives a natural (also called a "blackjack"), the player is paid at a rate of 3:2, unless the dealer also has a natural.
A trade term for a portion of the original surface of a rough diamond left by the cutter when polishing and faceting a diamond. Naturals are usually found near the girdle of a diamond and are represented in green on a plotting diagram.
A small edge of rough diamond that is left unpolished on the surface of the stone. Very minor naturals are not visible to the naked eye and do not affect the clarity of the stone or compromise its integrity.
A trade term for a portion of the original surface of a rough diamond that is usually left by the cutter on a fashioned stone, usually on the girdle. The excuse for leaving naturals is to show that there was no unnecessary weight loss in the rounding-up and polishing operations. The American Gem Society considers that naturals that do not flatten the girdle outline nor extend beyond the width of a medium girdle should not be regarded as blemishes.
Fixed or determined by nature; pertaining to the constitution of a thing; belonging to native character; according to nature; essential; characteristic; innate; not artificial, foreign, assumed, put on, or acquired; as, the natural growth of animals or plants; the natural motion of a gravitating body; natural strength or disposition; the natural heat of the body; natural color.
Existing in nature or created by the forces of nature, in contrast to production by man; not made, manufactured, or processed by humans; as, a natural ruby; a natural bridge; natural fibers; a deposit of natural calcium sulfate. Opposed to artificial, man-made, manufactured, processed and synthetic.
Ingredients extracted directly from plants, earth minerals, or animal products as opposed to being produced synthetically. When used in a cosmetic context there is no regulation for the use of this word.
When Pharmacopia uses natural to describe its products, it means that the ingredients come from nature or are derived from natural ingredients (as opposed to synthesized or "nature-identical" ingredients). There is no legal standard in the cosmetic/beauty/body care industry for the use of the word 'natural' to describe a product or ingredient; Pharmacopia supports the development of an industry-wide definition. Having a standard will stop companies from the current practice of misleading customers with the term 'natural' when their products contain primarily artificial ingredients with a tiny percentage of truly natural ones. Click here to read the full text of our article on the use of the word "natural."
Referring to foods or supplements that have not beengreatly refined (processed) and which do not contain artificial chemicals such as fertilizers, colors,etc. The term natural presently has no legal definition.
Describes a substance or factor that occurs or is produced as a normal part of mature apart from any activity or intervention of humans. Opposite of artificial, synthetic, human-made, or caused by humans.
an AAFCO definition...A feed or ingredient derived solely from plant, animal or mined sources, either in its unprocessed state or having been subjected to physical processing, heat processing, rendering, purification extraction, hydrolysis, enzymolysis or fermentation, but not having been produced by or subject to a chemically synthetic process and not containing any additives or processing aids that are chemically synthetic except in amounts as might occur unavoidably in good manufacturing practices
The Platonic axiom that 'art should imitate nature', which comes from Plato's Theory of Forms, has had a profound influence on garden design. But the meaning of the term 'nature' has varied. Sometimes it has meant 'the world of the forms' and sometimes it has meant 'the everyday world'.
Natural foods do not contain additives or preservatives but ingredients may have been grown using conventional farming methods or genetically engineered grain. Because natural products are not regulated, it is important not to confuse them with organic
In the natural or original, unprocessed form. There is not universal agreement on the use of this term, and the FDA does not yet define it. Generally implies that ingredients are organic, and have not had synthetic chemicals used in their formulation or upon their ingredients.
Meat and poultry calling themselves "natural" must not contain any artificial flavoring, colors, chemical preservatives, or artificial or synthetic ingredients, and cannot be more than "minimally processed" (which is defined by USDA as a process that does not fundamentally alter the raw product). There is no legal definition for "natural" in regard to products other than those made from beef and poultry. Natural foods are not necessarily organic.
Conformed to the order, laws, or actual facts, of nature; consonant to the methods of nature; according to the stated course of things, or in accordance with the laws which govern events, feelings, etc.; not exceptional or violent; legitimate; normal; regular; as, the natural consequence of crime; a natural death; anger is a natural response to insult.
Having to do with existing system to things; dealing with, or derived from, the creation, or the world of matter and mind, as known by man; within the scope of human reason or experience; not supernatural; as, a natural law; natural science; history, theology.
A general descriptive term to indicate surface appearance of knots (sound or fill-treated) and all character markings inherent in the respective hardwoods. “Natural” is to hardwoods (i.e., Natural Walnut, Natural Butternut, etc.) as “Knotty” is to softwoods (i.e., Knotty Pine, Knotty Cedar, etc.). (example)
In Vigroth, Velkrai. When Ahllie would describe the Cord relationship while in America, she soon learned that people here put labels on the sexuality of others. People told her that she was bi-sexual but Ahllie didn't see it that way since she and her Cordmates were mated for life from birth. She thought about it and began answering questions about her sexuality by stating that she was Natural. When questioned about it, she would reply, "Where I am from, our way is as natural as the rain that brings life ta the Weald."
Natural was a single released by UK pop group, S Club 7 on September 11, 2000. It was a slow R&B orientated ballad with Rachel singing lead vocals. The track was written by Cathy Dennis and A.Todd and was the only S Club track which contained anything that could be compared to a cover.
Used to describe a gemstone, which is mined from the earth or a pearl that is created without the assistance of man. Lab created gems may be considered real or genuine because they are of the same chemical composition as their natural counterparts; they are however created by the hands of man rather than those of Mother Nature and cannot be called natural.
A material in its 100% natural state, with the original, naturally-formed chemical bonds intact. If the material is processed for use in cosmetics, only enough energy is used to change the physical form of the substance (grinding, chopping) leaving its chemical structure unaltered.
Usually blander, a "natural" does not have the flavor development and acidity characteristic of the washed wet process coffees and the same growth. This coffee is often without the clarity and uniformity of cup, but it may have as much or more body.
Belonging to, to be taken in, or referred to, some system, in which the base is 1; -- said of certain functions or numbers; as, natural numbers, those commencing at 1; natural sines, cosines, etc., those taken in arcs whose radii are 1.
Any substance that is harvested from nature and then isolated and purified by a variety of environmentally sound techniques including: filtration, fermentation, distillation, expressing and other like processes.
(1) (of a call) indicating a desire to play in the named (or, if not a bid, in the last-named) strain without offering information relevant to a specific different strain;(2) (of a bidding system) consisting largely or entirely of agreements that most actions, or most early-in-the-auction actions, are natural.